When I was a kid, I used to read this comics about aircraft pilots in the 50's, and in the operations center of their aircraft carrier, they had operators using markers on a glass wall to keep track of operations. Any idea how that was called and where I can find pictures of it? Is it still in use today, or is it now all computerized?
Perhaps you're referring to the status board (still in use):
Air Traffic Controller 3rd Class Jeoffrey Keever writes the status of each aircraft on the status board in Carrier Air Traffic Controller Center (CATCC) aboard USS John F Kennedy (CV 67) during flight operations.
Windows also seem to work:
Also the low-tech but dependable Ouija board is still in use: