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C64 Web

April 23, 2008 1 Comment

C64 Web What was going on with you in 1982? Many of you weren't yet born. The rest of you probably had other things on your minds besides computers. I know that I did. I was many years away from purchasing my first thinking machine. But there was a number of individuals out there who had already developed a p... continue reading...

John Mauchly and ENIAC

January 23, 2006 No Comments

John Mauchly and ENIAC Sixty years ago, a device was developed that greatly simplified the calculation of ballistics tables. The device itself was far from simple. It used 17468 vacuum tubes, over 1500 relays, and hundreds of thousands of resistors, capacitors, and inductors. It also consumed almost 200 kilow... continue reading...