Re: [midatlanticretro] Interesting article in NewScientist
Collusus (sic) used mechanical switches as its logic gates putting it even closer
to its telephone company switching systems ancestors than ENIAC.
For someone trying to get a PhD in history, here is a question. To what level
had the decisions that created the algorithms that computers use been made
by telephone system engineers in the thirties?
--- On Tue, 9/22/09, Sean Durkin <spdurkin@...> wrote:
From: Sean Durkin <spdurkin@...>
Subject: [midatlanticretro] Interesting article in NewScientist
Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 9:08 AM
Apologies if this has been posted before.
http://www.newscien tist.com/ gallery/dn17805- computer- museums-of- the-world