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Computer History Film Collection on DVD Nowadays, you probably don't even give any thought about computers. They are an integral part of everyday life and even the least expensive computer is more powerful than the best computers of just ten years ago. But what about the early days of computers? What were they like and how were they used? This DVD explores three films from the late 50's and early 60's, looking at the supercomputers of the era and how they were an integral part of our national defense and space program. On Guard! The Story of SAGE (1956) This film talks about SAGE, one of the earliest computers used for the defense of the United States during the Cold War. SAGE (Semi-Automatic Ground Environment) was a heavily computerized early warning system designed to guard against enemy aircraft. was actively developed by IBM and fills a large room with its processors and associated equipment. By today's standards, it was extremely primitive - but it worked! And more importantly, the research that developed these early military computers led to the dawning of the modern computer age. Producer: IBM Corporation, Military Products Division Audio/Visual: Sound, Color Run time: 12:15 The Information Machine (1958) By the late 50s, the public was very curious about these computers and what they were doing for us. This film was made to show the complete history of computation and computing from caveman times to the ultra modern state of the art machines used by the military and big businesses of the day. Production Company: Eames (Charles And Ray) Audio/Visual: sound, color Run time: 00:09:44 Logic By Machine (1965) This film is program one of The Computer And The Mind Of Man put on by National Educational Television. It explores the current state of computers, computer theory and application of the computer in modern live (circa 1965) that make them such a vital component of American Life. Audio/Visual: sound, color Run Time: 28:12 Please visit Our About Me Page to Learn More about Us! This product is a DVD. It is region so it can play on DVD players anywhere in the world. All our DVDs are professionally produced and packaged in DVD cases. This allows you to easily store them with your DVD collection. Our DVDs are designed to play on all home DVD players and all computer DVD players. They are region free, NTSC productions. Please be aware that in many instances, the master films of these old films are not of the same quality as a modern mega-million dollar production and from time to time, you may notice small quality imperfections that you would not see in a modern production. View Our Other Products: To view a listing of all our hundreds of products currently available, click the link below: View All Products<-- (Note: This will open a browser window. ) and Handling: We offer a variety of options via USPS. All options/shipping fees for your country are detailed in the listing tab or when you check out. We ship in the United States and many international locations. A special note to our international customers: We only charge costs on our items (and fees from the US are regrettably really that expensive.) We do not collect customs or any other country specific duties. Any such fees owed are your responsibility when the item arrives at your location. is generally completed within one business day of purchase. Payment options: Our payment processor is PayPal Guarantee : All items are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee. Only the purchase price is refunded. is not refunded. Item must be sent back at buyer's expense and buyer must include the auction ID and method of payment with the item to receive a refund. xygooberpie123 Feedback: We give positive feedback to all our paying customers at the time your product is shipped. To purchase your DVD for immediate delivery, just click on the Buy It Now button at the bottom of the page. Product and Product Advertisement Copyright THA Media LLC - All Rights Reserved

1950s-60s Computer History Films - Cold War SAGE, IBM, NASA DVD - A175

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