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Automatically Programmed Tools (APT)—Science Reporter TV Series (1959)

In the 1950s, a new system for the computerization of numerical control was developed at the MIT Electronic Systems Laboratory, called Automatically Programmed Tools or APT. In this 1959 MIT Science Reporter television program, researchers John Francis Reintjes and Douglas Taylor Ross present the APT project using the Whirlwind I computer. View this episode in its entirety at the From the Vault collection on TechTV.

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