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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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Innovation Machine

Innovation Machine

Control Data’s Supercomputers, Services, and Social Vision

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(p.99) 4 Innovation Machine
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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/9780816683314.003.0005

‘Innovation Machine’ presents the best available account of Control Data, a pivotal company active in supercomputing, computer services, and social vision. Assessments of computer guru Seymour Cray and business leader Bill Norris.

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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