Items tagged with ‘analog computing’
An MIT staff member nominates the Wilbur Machine, "A mechanical calculator with 13,000 parts, weighing a half ton and about the size of a small car. MIT ...
This computer, built from Tinker Toys, always wins at tic-tac-toe. Danny Hillis and Brian Silverman began building it as MIT sophomores; the full story is ...
The differential analyser was a mechanical analog computer, designed to solve differential equations by integration, using wheel-and-disc mechanisms to perform ...