This is not a killer robot, but one of the world's first supercomputers

Exactly 63 years ago, on July 8, 1957, Control Data Corporation was founded - the world's first manufacturing company.


Among the co-founders of the company was Seymour Cray(the legendary engineer, creator of one of the world's first super-powerful computers for scientists), who invested $ 5,000 in personal savings from the US Navy. From the founding of the company until the late 1960s, he led the process of creating several of the fastest computers of the time. The Control Data company and Cray personally brought fame to the CDC 6600 supercomputer, released in 1963. Yes, yes, it is he who is depicted in the title picture of the article.