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Guide to Computer Reliability + Nuclear War [videorecording]
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Alan Borning, professor of Computer Science at the University of Washington, addresses two main questions: could false alerts due to computer failure trigger nuclear war, and, if nucelar war should begin, could it be fought in a "limited" manner. A question and answer period follows.
0.06 Linear feet 1 videotape (U-matic)
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