Whirlwind

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Date
1952
Credit Line
Used with the permission of The MITRE Corporation
Location
Bedford, MA, US
Keywords
SAGE (Air defense system); core; Real time; Display
Object ID
102707442

Whirlwind was big, occupying 2,500 sq.ft. of MIT’s Barta Building. Its video display, real-time interaction and especially its core memory represented significant advances that carried over into the SAGE design.