The author sees little hope of improvement. Mathematicians urgently need much larger and faster computers for solving a large category of practical problems. Work should have begun five years ago on digital computers 100 to 1000 times faster and 1000 to 1,000,000 times larger than current computers. Attention, however, seems to have been diverted by "gimmickry" and the glamour of "thinking machines." The author sees little hope of improvement.
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