John von Neumann (left) and Manhattan Project leader J. Robert Oppenheimer, in front of Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) computer

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Date
1952 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Alan
Credit Line
Courtesy of the Shelby White and Leon Levy Archives Center, Institute for Advanced Study (IAS)
Copyright Owner
© Alan Richards
Keywords
IAS Machine (computer); Institute for Advanced Study (IAS); Oppenheimer, J. Robert; von Neumann, John, 1903--1957
Object ID
500004277

Operational in 1952, the IAS machine was the prototype for the first generation of digital computers.