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What does AC stand for?

AC stands for Analog Computer

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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But the press at the time heralded it as a "Giant Brain" since it boasted speeds a thousand times faster than previous analog computers.
Preceding those portions are chapters covering infrastructural topics: the genesis and growth of RAND and its Computer Sciences Department, with particular attention to key individuals; acquisition of early computing equipment, from the Reeves Electronic Analog Computer in the late 1940s to the JOHNNIAC digital computer in the early 1950s; and expansion over time of RAND's computing facilities at the corporation's campus in Santa Monica, California.
The armillary was created by the Greeks, and was useful as a teaching tool and as an analog computer for solving various astronomical problems to a crude degree of accuracy.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 8 DAN SANDIN, FIVE-MINUTE ROMP THROUGH THE IP, 1973 Sandin's film looks like a mystical ceremony, revealing the possibilities offered by the new-media artist's invention: an analog computer optimized for processing video information.
Andrews' first analog computer consisted of cables, transistors and diodes harvested from phone company garbage and his dad's Lionel train repair shop.