Powerful large scale computers and supercomputers were developed and manufactured and put to good use. Includes the Model 757 large-scale computer rated at 10 Mflops.
GB2312 Code of Chinese Graphic Character Set for Information Interchange-Primary Set. It contains 7445 graphic symbols, including 202 common symbols, 60 serial numbers, 22 digits, 52 Latin letters, 169 Japanese Katakana, 48 Greece letters, 66 Russian letters, 26 Chinese phonetic symbols, 37 Chinese phonetic alphabet and 6763 simplified Chinese characters. It could be used character communication systems.
The Shanghai Bureau of Education chose 8 elementary students and 8 middle-school students from each area, and gave them very basic computer training. This is the first experiment using a computer in Children's education.