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99        “I explained what was to be done”: Burks, “Who Invented the General-Purpose Electronic Computer?” p. 8.

“to start what I thought of”: Stibitz, “The Relay Computers, ” April 1967, p. 35.

100      “I had observed”: Ibid.

106      “like a roomful of ladies knitting”: Jeremy Bernstein, The Analytical Engine (New

York: Random House, 1963), p. 64.

110      “In the specific case of sidewise firing “: Wulforst, Breakthrough, p. 54.

111      “As already stated, the electronic computor”: Mauchly, “The Use of High-Speed Vacuum

Tube Devices,” p. 356.

119      “As time goes on, I expect to get” : Burks and Burks, “The ENIAC: First General-Purpose Electronic Computer,” p. 332.

131      “The complexity of these problems”: Stern, From ENIAC to UNIVAC, p. 63.