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An Interview with Maurice Wilkes

M.V. Wilkes during EDSAC I construction

M.V. Wilkes during EDSAC I construction; EDSAC I became operational in 1949.

Credit: Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge

Maurice Wilkes, the designer and builder of the EDSAC, passed away on Nov. 29 at age 97. He reflects on his career in this 2009 interview.

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