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Charles Babbage Left A Computer Program In Turin In 1840

According to Wired –

In autumn of 1840, Charles Babbage arrived in Turin for a meeting of Italian scientists, where he gave the only public explanation of the workings of his “Analytical Engine.” This machine was the mostly-imaginary upgrade of Babbage’s failed “Difference Engine.” At the Accademia della Scienze di Torino (which was once run by Babbage’s host in Turin, Prof. 62 more words

Tech History

January 8, 1889

Punched Card Calculator Patented

Herman Hollerith is issued a US patent for his punched cardcalculator. 7 years later he starts a company called the… 88 more words