'BRAIN' MAY LEAD TO ROBOT PLANTS
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CSIRO Problem In Computer Network
The Hobart Mercury, 30 March, 1950
NEW BRUNSWICK (New Jersey), Wed. A.A.P.
A new mechanical brain was described yesterday as the forerunner of a complete automatic factory where goods would be produced without help from human hand or brain.
The "brain" previously was a Air Force secret known officially as the magnetic drum digital differential analyser.
The inventor, Floyd Steele, a 31 year-
Steele said yesterday Maddida was a computing device which could handle 4,500 additions
Maddida, which is about the size of a pinball machine, is being exhibited at Rutgers University.
FULL STORY : The Hobart Mercury, 27 February, 1951