GE Differential Analyzer in Earth vs the Flying Saucers (1956)

The differential analyzer is used to translate intercepted alien messages and learn of their plot to invade.

Importance: ****
Realism: *
Such a task is way beyond the capabilities of this machine, and the robotic handwriting output device is particularly amusing.

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David Lewis

The "hand-writing" output device was a Victor "electreo-writer" which was invented to allow a person to sign a document by telephone, for legal purposes, or any of the copies by Burroughs, etc.
2017-07-26 14:19