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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer

A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out arbitrary sequences of arithmetic or ... Early in the Industrial Revolution, some mechanical devices were built to automate long tedious tasks, such as guiding .... 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 ... this computer was also never built while Charles Babbage was alive.

www.computerhistory.org/timeline/computers

The Z3, an early computer built by German engineer Konrad Zuse working in complete ... made history as the smallest all-mechanical, four-function calculator ever built. .... One of the first commercially produced computers, the company´s first ...

www.mirror.co.uk/tech/first-computer-ever-built-tech-10026018

Mar 14, 2017 ... The finest known example of Apple's first ever computer is set to go under the hammer - and it'll set you back a lot more than a new iPhone.

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Apr 27, 2012 ... First mechanical computer or automatic computing engine concept ... this computer was also never built while Charles Babbage's was alive.

scottlocklin.wordpress.com/2013/03/28/the-largest-computer-ever-built

Mar 28, 2013 ... Consider the largest computer ever built: the "Semi-Automatic Ground Environment" or ... It was the first computer system to use time sharing.

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Sep 21, 2009 ... The first person to build and operate an electronic digital computer was a physics professor, as correctly noted in your excellent article “Dr.

www.quora.com/What-were-the-specs-of-the-first-computer-ever-made

I don't know exactly which was the first computer ever made as the line itself between what can ... Babbage's Difference Engine would be a contender for an earlier computer, however the design was never completely built in his lifetime.

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Mar 29, 1999 ... If you look at most history books, they'll tell you ENIAC (for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was the first true all-purpose ...