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"NEW COMPUTING MACHINE - "Whirlwind I" an ultra-high-speed digital computing machine is pictured in action at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. The Machine has a built-in 'memory' and the ability to deliver information 20,000 times a second. It can control the aircraft traffic patterns of hundreds of planes landing and taking off from an airport." December 13, 1951 [JWForrester_shp8]

Credit: Associated Press Photo/ MIT Museum