Computers and gadgets with Michael Kirsted

IBM 1620 processing system

The IBM 1620 was a general-purpose, stored-program data processing system for small businesses, research and engineering departments of large companies, and schools requiring solutions to complex problems in the areas of engineering, research, and management science.

Fixed point operations
Basic machine cycle was 21 microseconds. Time included the fetching of two factors and was the complete interval …

Computers and gadgets with Michael Kirsted

EAI Pacer (100-600) computers

Electronic Associates, Inc. (EAI) was a major analog computing company during the 1950s and 1960s. At one point EAI became the largest supplier of general-purpose analog computers. During the later 1960s into the 1970s they attempted to transition into hybrid computer. EAI’s hybrid computers were still in wide-spread use well into the 1980s. On 07/03/1992 …

What to do today? Cultural events in Andorra with Clare Allcard

#58 ANDORRA’S COVID-19 UPDATES AND EVENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY as of 17h on Tuesday, 12th May 2020

Minister of Health: Joan Martínez Benazet, Minister spokesman: Eric Jover, Minister of the Presidency, Economy and Business: Jordi Gallardo


142 active cases – 9 less than yesterday.

2 new cases – 1 more than yesterday

11 people in hospital – 1 more than yesterday. 8 on the ward – 1 more than …

Transport and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

The French Velocar by Mochet et Cie of Puteaux

Velocar was the name given to velomobiles made in the 1930s and 1940s by Mochet et Cie of Puteaux, France and colloquially to the company’s recumbent bicycles.

Charles Mochet was the inventive maker of lightweight powered cyclecars (Le P’tit Auto) and pedal-powered cars (quadricycles), mainly two-seaters, built on a tubular-steel chassis with bicycle-sized wheels, variable gears, …

Modern science and engineering with Ivan Stepanyan

Ekaterina D. Kazimirova about hippocampus-inspired principle of the cognitive system organization

Ekaterina D. Kazimirova currently works at the Future Technologies, Kaspersky Lab. Ekaterina does research in Cognitive Science.

What is two-component scheme of cognitive system organization and the hippocampus-inspired model ?

In the era of the rapidly developing ecosystem of living things (the Internet of Things) and human-friendly anthropomorphic robots, the issues related to  developing artificial intelligence systems …