This issue features a 10-page technical article describing the automatic programming of hybrid computers via the analog unit, with a process control computer as its partner. It also includes an interview with Academician Engineer-Admiral A. I. Berg, president of the Academy cybernetics council, who states that defectless production is under way in over 5000 enterprises with over 5 million workers, yet pedagogy is so defective that 2 million out of 75 million students are left behind each year. Most pedagogical operations can be done by simple, inexpensive devices made of substandard radio parts. Other articles provide information on specifications of 15 digital computers; an appeal from Poland's deputy chairman for socialist country cooperation in computer production and programming; 5 new computer centers and automated factories; achievements of the Armenian Power Engineering Institute; work of 5 Baltic cybernetics institutes; research plans of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences; use of computers in prospecting for gold; and a computer taught to recognize 50 spoken words. 72 pp.
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