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Jay W. Forrester

Born: 1918
Birthplace: Climax, Nebraska

Multicoordinated digital information storage device—While working on the Whirlwind, the largest computer project in the late 1940s and early 1950s, Forrester devised the magnetic core memory storage which replaced the unreliable and short-lived electrostatic tubes which had previously been used. (1979)


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