48 bit (plus a couple of tag bits on each word)
EBCDIC character stored as a 40 bit integer
NO assembler, ALGOL used as system language
36 bit words with 9 bit character containing 7 bit ASCII
far less friendly than the unix and even PC stuff in things like TCP/IP. What's a select loop?
4096 processor (Single Instruction Multiple Data) supercomputer
Big configurations were Giga instructions/sec