PublisherScientific American Inc.
DescriptionFirst published in 1921. Incomplete run. Library has only a few computer-relevant issues within this date range.
1890: two large-format newsprint copies of Aug 30, 1890 issue with cover story on the Hollerith census machine (lot x2828.2005);
1933: Apr issue with article "Machines That Think," by Thomas Ross (lot x3285.2006);
1965: Oct issue on the logic of chance (detached cover);
1966: Sept issue on information and its processing by computers;
1967: Mar issue on the surface of the moon;
1969: Aug issue on metalliding; Oct issue on acoustical holography;
1972: Sept issue on communication;
1975: Jun issue on motion perception; July issue on the journal bearing; September issue on the solar system;
1976: Jan issue on mirages; Feb issue on robot systems; Mar issue on the small calculator;
1977: Jul issue on Gauss; Aug issue on light-wave communications; Sept issue on microelectronics;
1978: Feb issue on computer-controlled assembly;
1980: May issue on the superconducting computer;
1984: Sept issue devoted to computer software;
1995: Apr issue on virtual museums;