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Computers and Society


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Two enquiries by REX MALIK into the social implications of the computer
1: The potent machine
The use of steam brought about the first industrial revolution - the second, now under way, is being brought about by the computer. The outcome of this second revolution could be even more far-reaching than the first.
Speakers include: AUBREY JONES ,
Chairman of the National Board for prices and incomes; STAFFORD BEER. International Publishing Corporation; SEAN GERVASi, Oxford University; ISAAC L. AUERBACH , Auerbach Corporation, Philadelphia; PAUL ARMER. Rand Corporation, Santa Monica; JOHN MCCARTHY. Stanford University; RICHARD BELLMAN , University of Southern California; WARREN MCCULLOCH. Massachusetts Institute of Technology; DICK BRANDON , Brandon Applied Systems, New York; F. L. BAUER , Technische Hochschule, Munich.


Unknown: Rex Malik
Unknown: Aubrey Jones
Unknown: Isaac L. Auerbach
Unknown: Paul Armer.
Unknown: John McCarthy.
Unknown: Richard Bellman
Unknown: Warren McCulloch.
Unknown: Dick Brandon
Unknown: F. L. Bauer
Produced By: David Paterson

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Computers and Society

BBC Radio 3, 29 October 1969 20.55

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