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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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ENIAC

ENIAC was amongst the earliest electronic general-purpose computers made. It was ... In 1953, a 100-word magnetic-core memory built by the Burroughs .... It was first demonstrated as a stored-program computer on September 16, 1948, ...

www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000984.htm

Jun 27, 2017 ... It is the first general-purpose computer concept. Unfortunately, because of funding issues, this computer was also never built while Charles ...

www.computerhistory.org/timeline/computers

The Z3, an early computer built by German engineer Konrad Zuse working in ... Curta made history as the smallest all-mechanical, four-function calculator ever built. .... It was also one of the first computers to use all-diode logic, a technology  ...

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

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

homepage.cs.uri.edu/faculty/wolfe/book/Readings/Reading03.htm

The first substantial computer was the giant ENIAC machine by John W. Mauchly and J. ... had already used the same ideas in a simpler vacuum-tube device he built in the 1930s ... Sales of the Macintosh soared like nothing ever seen before.

blogs.scientificamerican.com/news-blog/who-built-the-first-computer-2009-09-21

Sep 21, 2009 ... The Atanasoff-Berry Computer at Durham Center, Iowa State University (CC- licensed Martin Campbell-Kelly's September article on the origins ...

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

Sep 6, 2017 ... More than a century later, however, the world's first computer was actually built. 1890: Herman Hollerith designs a punch card system to ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=First+Computer+Ever+Built&v=k4oGI_dNaPc
Aug 19, 2011 ... The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, or ENIAC, was created under the direction of John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert of Penn's ...