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Project Whirlwind 

First real-time digital computer developed in 1944 by MIT to aid the war effort. From MIT News:

In the years during and after World War II, MIT played a prominent role in developing technologies that helped the U.S. military defeat Nazi Germany and imperial Japan, and later in creating systems used to track aircraft during the Cold War. In the process, the Institute created the world’s first real-time digital computer and the first electronic navigation system — a forerunner of today’s GPS.

These pioneering developments were among those recognized Wednesday at the Boston-area dedications of three commemorative plaques from the IEEE recognizing the projects as “Milestones” in the field.

MIT’s Project Whirlwind computer, developed beginning in 1944 in a building at 211 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge, was the first computer ever to use magnetic-core memory — a system that went on to dominate the computer industry for two decades. It was also the first to use a CRT display to show its output, and the first that was fast enough to provide real-time computations, allowing it to be used to control an aircraft simulator for bomber pilots. 

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kaelwaii:

kaelwaii:

i dont like using :3 but i like 3:
today on wow i accidentally typod a face as :3 and it brought back painful memories of me when i was 7 

whats worse is that the person replied with ^.^
thats one of the worst faces you could use 

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cockthas:

like my new theme guys

That’s beautiful, beautiful

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cockthas:

turkey-burger:

cockthas:

the cis scum has died

Wow that’s just great. I wonder how much hate I would get if I did this and named it homoscum. I don’t have a problem you, why do you have to hate people like me?

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What the hell just happened?!?!?! Hussie… are you reviving me or kissing me? And where did this all come from in the middle of all this killing?!?!?!

rufiozuko:

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brewhay:

superlock:

brewhay:

superlock:

brewhay:

superlock:

brewhay:

superlock:

brewhay:

superlock:

tablet pen just where the hell are you 

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epic-art:

Jaina Proudmoore