Vannevar Bush

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Noun1.Vannevar Bush - United States electrical engineer who designed an early analogue computer and who led the scientific program of the United States during World War II (1890-1974)Vannevar Bush - United States electrical engineer who designed an early analogue computer and who led the scientific program of the United States during World War II (1890-1974)
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As early as July 1945, Vanevar Bush, President Truman's science adviser, wrote a seminal magazine article titled ``As We May Think,'' in which he envisioned a memex - ``a device in which an individual stores all his books, records and communications, and which is mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility.
17), formulates an imagined version of the "social contract" involved in the presentation to President Truman of the Vanevar Bush report "Science -- The Endless Frontier.