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Inventors of the Modern Computer (John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry)

The Atanasoff-Berry Computer the First Electronic Computer – John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry

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Professor John Atanasoff and graduate student Clifford Berry built the world’s first electronic-digital computer at Iowa State University between 1939 and 1942. The Atanasoff-Berry Computer represented several innovations in computing, including a binary system of arithmetic, parallel processing, regenerative memory, and a separation of memory and computing functions. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on April 19, 2011 in Technology


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