Re: [midatlanticretro] Semi-OT: history of phone phreaking
>> he should clarify that he was talking about an electronic/digital computer.He did. Specifically he meant a transistor computer, which TRADIC was, and which the new signaling system was.
- Phil responded to me this morning and acknowledged the mistake. He said
he'll add it to the errata list at http://explodingthephone.com/errata.php.
He also said he's glad to speak at VCF East 9.1 next spring, pending
Related: I found this two-part article about Bell Labs' earlier
electromechanical computers: http://tinyurl.com/cjmh9fp.