Summary report no. 24, third quarter, 1950
Project Whirlwind Research Staff
In-depth review of Project Whirlwind in the third quarter of 1950.
Includes: foreword; quarterly review (and abstract); system engineering, development of electrostatic storage system, routine maintenance and improvement; circuits and components, five-digit multiplier, vacuum-tube life, component replacement in WWI, and three-dimensional information storage using magnetic cores; electrostatic storage, tube program, and storage-tube development; input-output, punched paper tape, and eastman reader-recorders; mathematics, coding, and applications, general applications for the computer, and programs for using interim terminal equipment; academic program in automatic computation and numerical analysis; appendix, reports and publications, professional society papers, and visitors.