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Author Brian Dear worked for five years on the PLATO system, an early computer system under development at the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois in the 1960s-70s.
The PLATO system can now be configured to communicate ('handshake') with test stand control systems set-up to provide an OPC-compliant server.
One of the highlights of the improved Plato system is pass-by noise analysis.
Attendance was measured by time logged in to the PLATO system. Students were required to log at least 20 hours of study time between Monday morning and Sunday night for a week without school holidays.
After all, the tens or hundreds of thousands of people who used instant messaging and email and conferencing and online gaming on the University of Illinois' PLATO system in the mid '70s could never have imagined that it would take 25 years for such things to become mainstream.