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Off topic: IBM 7090 featured in Hidden Figures movie

Hercules390 - Vm mailing list
If you have not seen it,  the movie Hidden Figures has what appears to be a fully working ibm 7090 including card reader,  tapes,  printer etc.

There are many "huh?"  moments in the film when they are trying to install and commission it,  but it was great to see a machine still "working".
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Re: Off topic: IBM 7090 featured in Hidden Figures movie

Hercules390 - Vm mailing list
Sure that wasn't lifted from Dr. Strangelove with Peter Sellers
airbrushed out?

On 14/01/17 17:32, [hidden email] [H390-VM] wrote:

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> If you have not seen it, the movie Hidden Figures has what appears to be
> a fully working ibm 7090 including card reader, tapes, printer etc.
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> There are many "huh?" moments in the film when they are trying to
> install and commission it, but it was great to see a machine still
> "working".
>
>
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RE: Off topic: IBM 7090 featured in Hidden Figures movie

Hercules390 - Vm mailing list
Dr. Strangelove was in black and white.
This 7090 was true IBM blue.

-----Original Message-----
From: [hidden email] [mailto:[hidden email]]
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To: [hidden email]
Subject: Re: [H390-VM] Off topic: IBM 7090 featured in Hidden Figures movie

Sure that wasn't lifted from Dr. Strangelove with Peter Sellers airbrushed out?

On 14/01/17 17:32, [hidden email] [H390-VM] wrote:

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>
> If you have not seen it, the movie Hidden Figures has what appears to
> be a fully working ibm 7090 including card reader, tapes, printer etc.
>
> There are many "huh?" moments in the film when they are trying to
> install and commission it, but it was great to see a machine still
> "working".
>
>


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