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The Early Days of Government Computers

Forty-two years ago, the U.S. government was just starting to use computers. Few Americans at the time understood computers at all, and couldn't wrap their heads around what they did. Honestly, they didn't do much, compared with how we all use computers today, but it was a big step forward in replacing large banks of file cabinets. When the Domestic Council implemented computer use, people complained.
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