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Where are we going, Phil Morse? Changing agendas and the rhetoric of obviousness in the transformation of computing at MIT, 1939-1957

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1 Author(s)
Owens, L. ; Dept. of History, Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA

This paper discusses the failure of the attempt to establish a computational center at MIT in the 1930s and the effect it had on the subsequent shift from analog to digital computing during the 1950s

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:18 ,  Issue: 4 )