Book Review: The Cryotron Files

Book Review: The Cryotron Files

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Book Review: The Cryotron Files - The computer break through the Pentagon needed. A Russian team meets the developer , leaves and imme

In the age of the internet it is easy to forget the pioneers of computing , those who made the first steps from mechanical computation to electronic calculation. Much of their impetus stemming from 2nd World War needs that then moved straight into the Cold War.

Dudley Buck was one of the pioneers, a self taught electronics geek who was picked up by the US Navy V12 programme and sent to the University of Washington. Students often ran pet projects but Buck built his own radar prior to...
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