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A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out arbitrary sequences of arithmetic or .... Devices have been used to aid computation for thousands of years, mostly using one-to-one correspondence with .... The first modern analog computer was a tide-predicting machine, invented by Sir William Thomson in 1872.

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Jun 27, 2017 ... The complete history of when the first computer was invented, including all types of computers back to 1822.

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The ABC was at the center of a patent dispute related to the invention of the computer, which was resolved in 1973 when it was shown that ENIAC co- designer ...

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Apr 27, 2012 ... Later, in 1837 Charles Babbage proposed the first general mechanical computer, the Analytical Engine. The Analytical Engine contained ...

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Find out more about the history of Invention of the PC, including videos, interesting ... Time magazine named the personal computer its 1982 "Man of the Year." ...

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Nov 10, 2011 ... If someone up and asked you "who invented the computer," how would you ... of the first programmable computer in the 1830s, a hundred years ...

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Sep 6, 2017 ... More than a century later, however, the world's first computer was actually built. ... the task in just three years and saving the government $5 million. ... John Bardeen and Walter Brattain of Bell Laboratories invent the transistor.

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The invention of Computer dates back to the development of Wooden abacus. ... After abacus, came slide rule in year 1622 A.D introduced by William Oughtred.

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We could argue that the first computer was the abacus or its descendant, the slide ... For 10 years, scores of human computers made the necessary conversions ...