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1942 - J.E. Hancock is testing the various circuits of his latest brain child

ELECTRICAL MACHINE REMEMBERS

CD 1966038 E&MP29.001

Electric Machinery

MAR 21, 1942

This device, named the memory machine, is a complicated contraption developed in General Electric's laboratories.

It can remember things it is instructed to do but for a certain time only, then forgets.

J.E. Hancock, the engineer who built it, is testing the various circuits of his latest brain child. 




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