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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer

A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out an arbitrary set of arithmetic or logical operations automatically. The ability of computers to follow generalized sequences of operations, called programs, enable them to perform a wide range of tasks. Such computers are used as control systems for a very wide variety of .... Early digital computers were electromechanical; electric switches drove ...

www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm

Apr 26, 2017 ... The complete history of when the first computer was invented, ... About 44,000 Programma 101 computers were sold, each with a price tag of ...

www.computerhistory.org/timeline/computers

That same year in Germany, engineer Konrad Zuse built his Z2 computer, also ... related to the invention of the computer, which was resolved in 1973 when it .... While many early digital computers were based on similar designs, such as the ...

www.history.com/topics/inventions/invention-of-the-pc

Time magazine named the personal computer its 1982 "Man of the Year." ... Before microprocessors were invented, computers needed a separate ...

www.livescience.com/20718-computer-history.html

Sep 8, 2015 ... The history of computers starts with industrial and governmental ... it took more than seven years to tabulate the U.S. Census results. ... 1947: William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain of Bell Laboratories invent the ...

www.softschools.com/timelines/computer_history_timeline/20

Computers are made up of many parts, and each one of them is a unique invention on its own. ... The first bank computers were invented. They used MICR' or ...

techland.time.com/2011/11/10/who-really-invented-the-computer

Nov 10, 2011 ... If someone up and asked you "who invented the computer," how would ... Computers ... a hundred years before the idea was put forth in its modern form by ... The problem: Where the Difference Engine's plans were complete, ...

www.pcadvisor.co.uk/feature/desktop-pc/history-of-home-computing-1982-2012-3358626

May 18, 2012 ... Thirty years ago the idea of having a PC in your house was a pretty strange one. ... The first models were only for the truly dedicated. ... What made the Altair important, and guaranteed its place in history, was the fact that it ...

overtheair.org/blog/2012/04/when-was-the-first-computer-invented

Apr 27, 2012 ... In 1822, Charles Babbage purposed and began developing the Difference Engine, considered to be the first automatic computing engine that ...