StringCanPhone.AnalogComputer History

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October 01, 2008, at 08:52 AM by OtherMichael - slide rule links
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Not Discrete

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Slide Rules

The Magic Stick, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Slide Rule - comments include a link to The A-Z of Slide Rules

 
 
August 23, 2008, at 11:08 AM by OtherMichael - AKAT-1
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AKAT-1 - the first transistor-based differential equation analyzer, from 1959. Polish.

 

 
 
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Antikythera Mechanism

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/31/science/31computer.html

 

not sure if this qualifies as analog or digital. gear-toothed cogs. discrete units = digital?

 
 
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(:description no not digital:)
More accurate, faster, but harder to program, and more limited in function.

 

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Analog_computer
Analog Computer Museum
Analog Computer Basics
Building an Analog computer (school project)

 

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