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Nimwit

Major collection: Science & Technology
Object type: Maker: Shannon, Claude Elwood
Measurements: 12 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in

The game of Nim, where players alternate picking up matchsticks, was popular in the 1940s. This machine always ties or wins.


2007.030.008

Gift of Mary Elizabeth Shannon on behalf of the family of Claude E. Shannon



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thumbnail Shannon, Claude Elwood
1916-2001
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