10-27 Memex and Computers

  1. Vannevar Bush

  2. Theory

  3. Computer Chronology

    1. Long History

    2. Early electronic computing

      chaining complex operations

      1. John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry at Iowa State University: 1936 and on.

      2. Colossus (1944–Bletchley Park) –simulating particular Nazi code machines

      3. Harvard Mark 1 (1945)–mechanical switches.

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