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The Paris symposium, "Les Machines á calculer et la pensée humaine," Occurs (January 8 – January 13, 1951)


From January 8-13, 1951 the Paris symposium, Les Machines á calculer et la pensée humaine (Calculating Machines and Human Thought) took place at l'Institut Blaise Pascal. Unlike the other early computer conferences, no demonstration of a stored-program electronic computer occurred. Louis Couffignal demonstrated the prototype of his non-stored-program machine.

Hook & Norman, Origins of Cyberspace (2002) no. 526.