Computers Then and Now

@article{Wilkes1968ComputersTA,
  title={Computers Then and Now},
  author={Maurice Vincent Wilkes},
  journal={J. ACM},
  year={1968},
  volume={15},
  pages={1-7}
}
  • M. Wilkes
  • Published 1968
  • Computer Science
  • J. ACM
Reminiscences on the early developments leading to large scale electronic computers show that it took much longer than was expected for the first of the more ambitious and fully engineered computers to be completed and prove themselves in practical operation. Comments on the present computer field assess the needs for future development. 
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