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Electronic Brain on the Payroll

1954 BBC newsreel footage featuring LEO I: A high speed automatic calculator or "Electronic Brain" has recently been installed in the London HQ of a big catering firm.

The LEO Chronicle refers to the filming of this footage on 12th February 1954 and its eventual broadcast on 16th February 1954.

Please Note: This item is not in our collection and is included here for signposting purposes only.

Date : 16th February 1954

Creator : BBC

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH61695. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

Electronic Brain on the Payroll

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