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From the beginning years of the computer era...

Item # 636307

January 8, 1954

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Jan. 8, 1954 

* Early IBM computer invention

At the bottom of the front page is an inconspicuous article:  "Mechanical Brain May Hurdle Language Barrier" which reports on : "A new mechanical translator (which) may ultimately hurdle the language barrier in the twinkle of an electronic eye. Introduced...by the International Business Machines Corp. the 12 machine collective 'brain' has a vocabulary of 250 words..." with more, carrying over to page 4.
An interesting article hearkening to the very beginning of the computer era.
Fourteen pages, good condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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