Colossus

TitleColossus
Year for Search1966
AuthorsJones, D[ennis] F[eltham](1918?-81)
Tertiary AuthorsJones, D. F.
Date Published1966
PublisherRupert Hart-Davis
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Computer dystopia set in the United States of North America in which large computer called Colossus is given complete control over the USNA’s nuclear weapons and the U. S. S. R. does the same with their great computer called Guardian and their nuclear weapons. The two computers are linked with predictable results. See also 1974 and 1977 Jones. 

Additional Publishers

U. S. ed. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1967.

Info Notes

A film, Colossus: The Forbin Project, with a screenplay by James Bridges (1936-93) and directed by Joseph Sargent (b. 1925) was released in 1970. A remake has been announced.

Holding Institutions

L, Merril

Author Note

(1918?-81)

Full Text

1966 Jones, D[ennis] F[eltham] (1918?-81). Colossus. London: Rupert Hart-Davis. U. S. ed. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1967. L, Merril

Computer dystopia set in the United States of North America in which large computer called Colossus is given complete control over the USNA’s nuclear weapons and the U. S. S. R. does the same with their great computer called Guardian and their nuclear weapons. The two computers are linked with predictable results. See also 1974 and 1977 Jones. A film, Colossus: The Forbin Project, with a screenplay by James Bridges (1936-93) and directed by Joseph Sargent (b. 1925) was released in 1970. A remake has been announced.