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See It Now: Jay Forrester and Whirlwind

During a 1951 episode on Edward R. Murrow's See It Now television series, Professor Jay Forrester debuted MIT's Whirlwind computer. As project director, Forrester demonstrated the computer's combat information systems for the US Navy. View this video in its entirety at the From the Vault collection.

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