Computer Can Process Eight Tasks Simultaneously

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An electronic data-processing system made by the Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Co recently processed a 10,000 man industrial payroll in 2.75 minutes. So, 59 years ago, started a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of January 18th 1961. The story continues: Using the new 800 computer, this job is claimed to have been completed twice as fast as …

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