Time Pattern Research Institute
A New York astrological corporation founded May 1967,
bringing modern technology to horoscopes. The institute used
an IBM 360-30 computer in conjunction with well-known astrologer
Katina Theodossiou. The computer’s memory banks
held twenty-five million items of basic information. Individual
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horoscopes ran to ten thousand words, including character
analysis and future trends, and the company merchandized
hundreds of thousands of horoscopes, using department stores
as outlets. The service provided by the institute became obsolete
as the slew of astrological computers permeated the market.
(See also Astroflash)