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When it made successful use of magnetic tape, the Univac I pioneered the way for federal and commercial applications with extensive files. But pioneering posed many challenges because technology barely supported the production and introduction of electronic computers. This article is a recollection of efforts the US Air Force made to accommodate and use the first Univac moved out of the factory.

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:28 ,  Issue: 2 )