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From: Ralph Corderoy <ralph@inputplus.co.uk>
To: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society <tuhs@tuhs.org>
Subject: Re: [TUHS] VCF East
Date: Sun, 12 May 2019 13:36:44 +0100
Message-ID: <20190512123644.DEF3721C9A@orac.inputplus.co.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAKzdPgwfxTb6wJ=REs0kOHn_ugVqXm=BdW07t1KYDXJgmxDPRg@mail.gmail.com>

Hi Rob,

> > https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-history/silicon-revolution/in-1983-this-bell-labs-computer-was-the-first-machine-to-become-a-chess-master
>
> That photo is not Belle, or at least not the Belle machine that the
> article is about.  Belle is in a white wooden box about the size of a
> bar fridge, with a stylized blue and gold logo on the side.

Here's a picture that matches.  http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessplayer?pid=23230

The one in the article seems to come from
http://www.peteradamsphoto.com/belle-chess-machine/

-- 
Cheers, Ralph.

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Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-07 12:50 John P. Linderman
2019-05-07 14:17 ` Dan Cross
2019-05-07 14:33   ` David
2019-05-12  8:07     ` Arno Griffioen
2019-05-12 12:09       ` Rob Pike
2019-05-12 12:36         ` Ralph Corderoy [this message]
2019-05-13 12:48           ` Rob Pike
2019-05-13 16:26             ` Jon Steinhart
2019-05-07 16:51   ` arnold
2019-05-07 17:04     ` Anthony Martin
2019-05-10  4:45       ` Greg 'groggy' Lehey
2019-05-07 16:32 jnc
2019-05-07 16:36 ` Angelo Papenhoff
2019-05-14 13:41 Doug McIlroy
2019-05-14 19:36 ` Ralph Corderoy
2019-05-14 21:01   ` Jon Steinhart
2019-05-14 21:48     ` Rob Pike

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