Artifact Details

Title

WhirlwindCore memory

Catalog Number

102680773

Type

Still Image

Publisher

The Computer Museum

Place of Publication

Boston, MA, US

Dimensions

overall: 4 in x 6 in

Description

Black and white image of Whirlwind core plane . Verso: "Core Memory Plane from the Whirlwind. In 1963 Jay Forrester developed core memory, a random access magnetic memory that was used on most computers until the mid-seventies."

Category

Postcard

Lot Number

X7413.2015