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Differential analyser invention... Early computer...

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October 21, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1927

* Differential analyser invention
* Prelude to the modern computer
* Vannevar Bush & Harold Locke Hazen
* Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "'Thinking Machine' Does Higher Mathematics; Solves Equations That Take Humans Months" (see) This was the differential analyser which was a very early version of a analogue computer.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, toning along the central fold (see), a few small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century