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Estimating the market for computers in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

John P Stein

Estimating the market for computers in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

by John P Stein

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer industry -- Soviet Union,
  • Computer industry -- Europe, Eastern,
  • United States -- Commercial policy

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRand Corporation. Rand report -- R-1406-CIEP/ARPA, R (Rand Corporation) -- R-1406-CIEP/ARPA
    ContributionsCouncil on International Economic Policy (U.S.), United States. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,31p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15268355M

    From the end of World War II in until the collapse of the USSR in , the Soviet Union and the United States competed in the global community for the control of labor, resources, and world power. Each side attracted allies, and most countries were on the side of either the United States or the Soviet Union; very few remained neutral.   The story of why the Soviet Union first labeled the computer as a taboo invention, and later believed it would prove the superiority of the communist system. In , MIT mathematician Norbert Wiener published Cybernetics, a book that heralded the coming information age.

    THE GREAT SOVIET POLISH AND GERMAN LAND REDISTRIBUTION. Once Hitler was defeated in and the Red Army lay like a smothering blanket across eastern Germany and Poland, the Soviet Union took a huge slice of Poland in the east inhabited by about 3,, Poles, and including the cities of Lwow and Wilno. Stalin's desire to establish pro-Soviet governments in the countries of Eastern Europe to serve as a buffer zone against possible western attacks on the Soviet Union. The Truman Doctrine was a consequence of a civil war in.

    and military hardware in the Soviet Union, Soviet troops and military hardware stationed in Eastern Europe, and the allegiance of Eastern Euro-pean countries. "This implies that the allegiance of Eastern European countries (aggregate o f non-market benefits outlined above) can serve as a substitute for the use of. These included the Soviet Union’s first computer, the MESM, and its first small computer, the M The Soviets even launched a capitalist-style competition between two competing programs in January , the same month that Time Magazine ran its famous cover.


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