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The Machine that Changed the World: Inventing the Future

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Second part of the out-of-print and unavailable documentary about computer history.
For more information about this video, including a list of all interviewees and notes, see the <a...

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Second part of the out-of-print and unavailable documentary about computer history.
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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  • history
  • computer

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waxpancake 54:37

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Epilogue

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The Woz

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Enter the 1970s, and a generation of kids who want their own computers

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NASA sends a portable computer to the moon

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Gordon Moore (former Chairman of the Board, Intel)

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Robert Noyce, co-inventor of the integrated circuit

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Mass production of the IC creates economies of scale

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The Space Race and Cold War leverage the IC

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The Integrated Circuit

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The Tyrrany of Numbers

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From vaccuum tubes to the transistor

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Dick Davis, retired Bank of America VP

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Bank of America replaces entire bookkeeping staff with the ERMA computer

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UNIVAC clone from "Desk Set" (1957)

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Outmoded human labor leads to fears of automation

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COBOL

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FORTRAN

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Jean Sammet

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Programming was still extremely expensive and difficult.

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IBM quickly crushed the competition

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