Arnold Nordsieck with the Nordsieck Differential Analyzer

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Date
1950
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Courtesy of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dept. of Physics. Reproduced by permission of the News-Gazette, Inc. Permission does not imply endorsement.
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© The News-Gazette, Inc.
Keywords
electronic brain
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500004066

A newspaper article in the News-Gazette called this machine a “baby brain.” Although digital “electronic brains” were starting to capture the imagination of the public, this analog computer, which “...takes less electrical current than a toaster,” was different.