This is an amazing chart. Found by cultural historian Megan Prelinger, it's from a 1963 book where the authors wanted to represent what a binary decision tree looks like. They modeled their "decision" example on the steps a teenager makes in deciding whether to be truant or not.
Decision tree to transgression: from a '63 book on automation, example of teen truancy as binary series pic.twitter.com/xfPcKCFdGS
— Megan Prelinger (@MeganPrelinger) June 19, 2013