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April 1983

Volume 33, 1983

 

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Free Trade And Foreign Wars

April 01 1983 by ,

Free Riders Face a Rocky Road

April 01 1983 by ,

Workers and Robots

April 01 1983 by ,

When, shortly after World War II, the first electronic computers were placed into service, they occupied large rooms, contained miles of wire and hundreds of vacuum tubes, and cost many thousands of dollars. Today, a computer with similar capabilities fits on a desk top and, de spite rampant inflation, costs less than $1,000. The early computers consumed enough power to drive a locomotive; the modern computer uses less electricity than a television set.

Robot Protectionism

April 01 1983 by ,

A Reviewers Notebook: Progress and Privilege

April 01 1983 by ,


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