Ferranti Mercury

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Wed Nov 24 15:13:40 2004

On Wed, 24 Nov 2004, Tom Jennings wrote:

> On Wed, 24 Nov 2004, Jules Richardson wrote:
> > > http://wps.com/archives/Ivall/Ferranti-Mercury-computer.jpg
> >
> > That's the same pic everyone seems to have :)
> > You've got some interesting other stuff on there, though.
> They're all from a book that's reasonably available:
> Computer Design and Hardware Electronic Computers, Principles and Applications T.E. Ivall 1960 Iliffe and Sons Overview, history, direction, pictures, for tech audience, analog, digital state of the art
> Hmm, paste from OOo, ugly, data there. Try abebooks.com
> Mostly English machines, obviously. My next concentration...

Speaking of photos of old computers, I was watching Revolution OS last
night (I give it a thumbs up so far...really good history on GPL, OSS,
etc. right from the folks who started it all) and they had some nifty
pictures of the PDP-1 at MIT and other machines that I've never seen
before. Good stuff.

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