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May 22, 1969: Pegasus – a pioneer in reliability

Source:  TNMOC

To appreciate the Ferranti Pegasus computer as an achievement it is really necessary to put oneself in the position of a typical computer programmer in the year 1954. At that time, the principal machines in this country were the EDSAC at Cambridge, DEUCE at NPL and the Ferranti Mark I and Mark 1* machines.

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