keypunch


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keypunch

To punch holes in a punch card. Although punch cards are obsolete, some people still say "keys are punched" on a keyboard.
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The keypunch and mainframe computer were eventually replaced by the first Apple microcomputer to process experimental data.
It is twenty times faster than manual data entry, eliminates keypunch errors, requires no software development, and works with any computer or mobile device that pairs with a Bluetooth keyboard.
The occupation of keypunch operator paid well, $66 to
A customer would send us data in an Excel spreadsheet; our people would print out the spreadsheet and then keypunch that data back into the policy management system or into the claims processing system," relates Lee.
Teleprocessing--via leased 1200 baud phone lines, with online Transmission Control and Error (TCE) reports to balance the batches of keypunch cards.
12 mins LESSON 3 punch cards, card readers, keypunch (cardpunch), on-line, off-line, reading brushes, reading lights.
the computer is a cold, precise machine that lives behind a glass wall, a machine intolerant of the slightest error in the thick decks of punched cards it receives, indifferent to the reading habits of those to whom it presents great stacks of printout paper full of capital letters, and on the whole best dealt with not more often than once a day, and then through its retinue of intermediaries--its programmers, keypunch operators, dispatchers, computer operators, and field engineers (275).
2) We use the panel structure to check the assignment of couple status with the concern that misclassification of sex, for example, due to keypunch error, may cause some couples to be misclassified as same sex or different sex.
Much like the keypunch machines they eventually replaced, the first editors worked on one line at a time because mainframes of that era generally did not have display screens, just line-feed printers that printed plain text on paper.
Was the agent slow to respond to the customer request because of inexperience with the customer database application, or was the product delivered to the wrong address due to a simple keypunch error?