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Rotary printing press for newspapers, 1870
The development from the late 1860s of rotary printing machines with integral folding machines enabled newspapers to be produced more quickly and cheaply than before.
This machine was made by the Victory Printing and Folding Machine Manufacturing Co. in 1870 for the Liverpool Daily Post.

Electric typewriter, c.1950
The Underwood Model 1 was the first of many electric typewriters introduced shortly after the Second World War.

Pilot ACE, 1950
Pilot ACE (Automatic Computing Engine) embodied Alan Turing's idea of a universal machine that could perform any logical task.
In 1951 it went into service performing calculations for the government and scientists.

Pilot ACE, 1950

Cray 1a supercomputer, 1976
The Cray-1 was the first supercomputer to successfully implement the vector processor design.
The first Cray-1 system was installed at Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1976 and quickly became one of the most successful supercomputers in history.