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The Artificial Satellite as a Research Instrument
Its pay load of 10 pounds will telemeter information about conditions at the edge of space. When its batteries have run down, we can still learn much by observing its flight by James A. Van Allen Most persons interested in space travel will be willing to wait until the second or third spaceship has made it to the moon and back before booking their reservations. The artificial earth satellites are another story. If all goes well, the first of them will be on orbit by early 1958, during the International Geophysical Year.
long-range program in business systems —unusual creative freedom Here's opportunity to do advanced creative work with a leading company in the development of digital computer systems. Activity includes systems analysis of present customer requirements and future computer applications, with special emphasis on practical applications of new concepts. You'll be well rewarded, both in salary and advancement, for your creativeness. You'll enjoy the broad working freedom of a select research-design group—and the stability afforded by a parent company of international stature.
Untransistorized Digital Differential Analyzer?
The abacus has qualities much sought after in today's electronic computers: ease and reliability of operation, low investment, and minimal maintenance.
We'll take it... or we'll drink it
Sulfuric Acid sludge is a problem to many...but not to Stauffer! If you can pour it or pump it or get it in a tank car... send it to Stauffer. We'll "unsludge" it and send it back to you ... 98% pure H2S04.
Wonder Warehouse 1962?
NEW DEPARTURES OF TOMORROW Wonder Warehouse 1962 Here’s tomorrow’s “look” in warehousing! Electronically, orders are received, checked against inventory, assembled, packed, wrapped, labeled, and whisked to shipping—untouched by human hands! When this futuristic “stock-chaser” takes shape, its intricate moving parts will turn on New Departure ball bearings . . . preferred throughout industry for their […]
U.S. Steel & Univac
United States Steel Corporation is another of the great American industries that have had the vision to realize the full benefits of Univac data-processing. For Univac, today, is providing U. S. Steel with the electronic management controls and procedures which are to revolutionize the business world of tomorrow.
1956: World's First Hard Drive (5MB)
•Random Access Memory Accounting: RAMAC®, magnetic-disk memory storage, gives fast access to 5,000,000 characters. IBM Bulletin No. 400. •Slanting Rain: "Shadows'' created on a surface by its irregularities and discontinuities magnified 200,000 times through electron microscopy. Random Access Memory Accounting RAMAC, IBM's newest data processing system, needed a unique memory storage system. Ordinary methods of memory storage—magnetic tape, drums, ferrite cores—couldn't store enough "bits" of information. It took a research team of ours,withTriggNoyes and Wes Dickinson as key men at IBM's San Jose Research Labs, to find the answer. The heart of this new idea: magnetic disks, played and replayed like the records in coin-operated music machines!
Ad: Electronic "brains" rely on COPPER!
Electronic “brains” rely on COPPER! Today, electronic computers pre-test the performance of guided missiles . . . forecast next year’s sales . . . build safer bridges . . . and guide 5,000 freight cars a day through the mazes of 65 trunk lines in a single railroad yard. You simply dial your instructions to […]
Ad: How far away is the pocket-size TV camera?
Samples were used at the last political conventions. Production models—built around subminiaturized circuits requiring semiconductors—can be expected any day. The proved reliability of Hughes diodes, even under severe shock or weather conditions, makes these tiny, compact semiconductors a logical choice for such circuits.