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The Machine that Changed the World: Giant Brains

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First part of the out-of-print and unavailable history of computing from 1991.
For more information about this video, including a list of all interviewees and notes, see the <a...

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First part of the out-of-print and unavailable history of computing from 1991.
For more information about this video, including a list of all interviewees and notes, see the related entry on Waxy.org.

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waxpancake 52:08

Jun 03, 2008

Devising the Turing test

waxpancake 51:06

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Turing on machine intelligence

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Turing's Automatic Computing Engine (ACE)

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Newsreel footage of ENIAC

waxpancake 29:45

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Interview with Kay Mauchley, ENIAC programmer and human computer

waxpancake 48:58

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Interview with Donald Mitchie, codebreaker at Bletchley Park

waxpancake 47:34

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Derek Jacobi performs as Alan Turing

waxpancake 46:27

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Colossus

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Bletchley Park, the British HQ for codebreaking during WWII

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Alan Turing

waxpancake 41:10

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Maurice Wilkes builds EDSAC, first practical computer with stored programs

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Freddie Williams, creator of the first computer with a stored program

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Eckert and Mauchly form the first commercial computer company

waxpancake 38:47

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John von Neumann's paper outlining the lessons learned building ENIAC

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The difficulties of reprogramming ENIAC

waxpancake 31:00

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John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert at the University of Pennsylvania invent ENIAC

waxpancake 28:46

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America's need for faster computation during WWII

waxpancake 26:33

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Vacuum tubes instead of mechanical relays

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Explanation of binary counting

waxpancake 20:13

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Konrad Zuse, creator of the first functional general-purpose computer

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