Measure Everything: GDP, Unemployment, the Adding Machine and the Computer (Ark of Commerce, Part 5)

The Wales adding machine above was state of the art for its time, which would have been Theodore Roosevelt’s Presidency, and were used up until electric calculators took off in the 1960’s.    It was built at a close interval to the typewriter, and both inventors were bored with current technology and had health issues, … Continue reading Measure Everything: GDP, Unemployment, the Adding Machine and the Computer (Ark of Commerce, Part 5)