Corporations: The New Burroughs

Computers can solve enormously complex problems in fractions of seconds, but sometimes it takes six months to feed in the information and instructions they need to do it. To pay a staff of highly trained technicians to lay out a program for the machine to follow can increase the purchase price of one of the big brains by 40%. Last week a big step was taken toward eliminating this expense: Burroughs Corp. brought out a new B5000 model that goes a long way toward programing its own work.

The B5000 can take problems either worked out in algebraic terms...

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