Artifact Details

Title

Considerations in computer design - leading up to the Control Data 6600

Catalog Number

102641207

Type

Text

Date

1963-08

Author

Thornton, James E.

Publisher

Control Data Corporation (CDC)

Place of Publication

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

other number BR21

Extent

30 p.

Dimensions

11 in. x 4 1/4 in.

Copyright Holder

Control Data Corporation (CDC)

Description

This is a black and white brochure about the Control Data 6600 computer. The front cover is brown with the title on the top half, with the letters for "CONTRL DATA 6600" in bold yellow. The first page is the title page for the brochure. The following page has the copyright information on the bottom of the page. The following section is title "No Apology Indented," which is an introduction to the manual. The Subsections include "The quick fix"; "Elementary, my dear"; "Concurrently sequential," which includes a diagram; "Psychological barriers"; "Remember," which includes a diagram; "Illogical Waste"; "Sequence"; "At Odds"; "The passing of time." The following section is titled "ON TIME." The following two pages are a black and white photograph of the Control Data 6600 computer system. Subsections include "What is it?"; "This time is real"; "We're running out"; "Set your watch"; "Up and down." The following section is a titled "LOGIC AND NUMBERS." Subsections include "To be certain"; "You pick yoursà"; "à I'll pick mine." The following section is titled "OF PARTS AND MECHANISMS," which includes a black and white photograph. Subsections include "Good losses"; "Form, not dimensions"; "How to succeedà"; "à without being trying."

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

promotional materials; Control Data 6600 (Computer); Military/Aerospace applications; Control Data Corporation (CDC); Digital computer: supercomputer; Scientific applications

Lot Number

X3067.2005