Simon? (Re: Blast from the Past)

From: Greg Ewing <>
Date: Sun Jan 30 18:23:24 2005

Marvin Johnston wrote:
> How did Simon differ from other simple relay machines, like the first
> Stibitiz calculators? It was more general purpose, it was portable, and
> it was popularized in the press. 13 articles on Simon appeared in
> Radio-Electronics in 1950 and 1951.

Is there any information about the architecture of this
machine on the web? A brief googling doesn't seem to turn
up anything with much detail.

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Received on Sun Jan 30 2005 - 18:23:24 GMT

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