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Five 1951 BBC Broadcasts on Automatic Calculating Machines

  title={Five 1951 BBC Broadcasts on Automatic Calculating Machines},
  author={B. Jack Copeland},
Researchers of Britain’s early postwar history of computing have known for some time that a series of five British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) radio broadcasts under the general title of “Automatic Calculating Machines” was broadcast on the BBC’s Third Programme radio service in May–June 1951. In these broadcasts, five British pioneers of computing spoke about their work. In the order of their broadcasts, they were Douglas Hartree, Max Newman, Alan Turing, Frederic (“Freddie”) Williams, and… Expand
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