Artifact Details

Title

Alex Bernstein plays computer chess on the IBM 704

Catalog Number

102645434

Type

Moving Image

Date

1958

Publisher

Educational Testing Service

Extent

00:04:33

Description

Dr. Donald Horing, Princeton U., explains computing principles. Claude Shannon, MIT demonstrates mouse-maze "learning" machine, IBM 704 plays chess (examines 2800 positions in 8 minutes!). Pattern recognition demonstration by Leon Harmon, Bell Labs. Compares computers to human brain. Projects future capabilities. CU of early transistor, neural network model. Red & faded.