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The Computing Machinery Field, volume 2 no. 1 January, 1953; WITH, Computers and Automation - formerly The Computing Machinery Field, Volume 2, no. 2, March 1953. Edmund C. Berkeley.

The Computing Machinery Field, volume 2 no. 1 January, 1953; WITH, Computers and Automation - formerly The Computing Machinery Field, Volume 2, no. 2, March 1953.

Edmund C Berkeley and Associates, NY NY 1953; 45 pages and 37 pages, articles, advertisements etc.
Condition: Very Good overall. Original paper wraps with table of contents on front covers. TWO complete issues, Volume 2, no. 1 and Volume 2, no. 2, the original title of the magazine being The Computing Machinery Field, and the first subsequent issue with the new name, Computers and Automation. Light thumbing and toned along spine, small ink name at upper righthand corner of March 1953 issue, with thumbsized light stain at upper righthand corner. Staples tight, pages clean and unmarked.
Price: $1,800.00
Item no. M714
Item Description
The first publication to address the emerging fields of computing machinery.Berkeley contributed many of the articles, including those under his pseudonyms such as Neil D. MacDonald; but other authors and articles include A S Householder -- Brains, electronic and otherwise; Automatic Computers on Election Night (Murphy and Berkeley); Gypsy, Model VI, Claude Shannon, Nimwit and the Mouse (George A W Boehm); Water and Computers (Henry M Paynter, Jr. and Neil Macdonald); The Concept of Automation (Berkeley); The ERA 1103 Automatic Computer (Macdonald and Berkeley) Includes Roster of Organizations supplement, and a Who's Who in Programming. Advertisers include Eckert-Mauchly Division, Univac; Berkeley's small robots; Electronic Associates digital-to-analog converter; Engineering Research Associates, equipment and company; Monroe Calculating Machine Co, Monrobot Computer; George A Philbrick Researches, Inc, Philbrick Analog General-purpose computer and components; Remington Rand, Inc, Univac Computer, other equipment and company; plus others See Origins of Cyberspace no. 469.