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Digital StateThe Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry$
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Thomas J. Misa

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816683314

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.001.0001

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Corporate Computing

Corporate Computing

Univac Creates a High-Tech Minnesota Industry

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(p.71) 3 Corporate Computing
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Digital State
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Thomas J. Misa

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816683314.003.0004

‘Corporate Computing’ relates how the local Univac division created a large-scale industry in the state, employing 10,000 people by the 1960s and developing networking technologies for the U.S. navy and air-traffic control, and working a ‘quality revolution’ that paved the way for the semiconductor industry to achieve “Moore’s Law” improvements.

Keywords:   Minnesota economy and history, high-technology, industrial district, Control Data Corporation, Engineering Research Associates, Sperry Rand Univac, Remington Rand, International Business Machines, Minnesota Educational Computing, Consortium

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