<html><head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=us-ascii"></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; line-break: after-white-space;" class="">I would recommend <a href="https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/handle/2027.42/3972" class="">https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/handle/2027.42/3972</a><div class="">which is the Preliminary Discussion of the Logical Design of an Electronic Computing Instrument, which describes the IAS machine.<br class=""><div><br class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><div class="">On 2017, Dec 27, at 5:10 PM, Dave Horsfall <<a href="mailto:dave@horsfall.org" class="">dave@horsfall.org</a>> wrote:</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><div class=""><div class="">We gained John von Neumann on this day in 1903, and if you haven't heard of him then you are barely human...  As computer science goes, he's right up there with Alan Turing.  There is speculation that he knew of Babbage's work; see <a href="https://cstheory.stackexchange.com/questions/10828/the-relation-between-babbage-and-von-neumann" class="">https://cstheory.stackexchange.com/questions/10828/the-relation-between-babbage-and-von-neumann</a> .<br class=""><br class="">-- <br class="">Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."<br class=""></div></div></blockquote></div><br class=""></div></body></html>