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  • Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer, one of the first electronic digital computers


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  • «Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equipped with 18,000 vacuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes and weigh only 1.5 tons. »

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  • As Pierce notes, the immediately surprising thing about ENIAC is its physicality.

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  • The ENIAC was the first electronic digital computer and could add those two 10-digit numbers in 0.0002 seconds -- that's 50,000 times faster than a human, 20,000 times faster than a calculator and 1,500 times faster than the Mark 1.

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  • Joining forces with the team at Philadelphias Moore School of Electrical Engineering working on the first electronic computer, known as ENIAC, von Neumann soon took the project in a different direction.

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  • DAVID ALLISON, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY: Lou, the computer industry that we know today began in America in 1946 with a machine called the ENIAC, electronic numerical integrator and computer, that was built during World War II.

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  • I believe it's called the ENIAC, or The EMAC, one giant computer that took a bunch of power lol. .ya that's all I got. .sorry.

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  • The company already has raised $1 million from investors including Spark Capital, Betaworks and ENIAC Ventures, allowing it to hire some world-class engineers.

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  • But take a moment to look back at the "state of the art" electronics available before the manned space program took root, computers that were bigger than most homes (ENIAC) and look at the computers as we landed on the Moon.

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  • Also take a look at the various things said about the ENIAC women, who were often credited not with being the programmers of the first all-electronic computer, but mere decoration — a discouragement to the next generation of women computer engineers.

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  • My personal experience includes being taught basics about computer architecture by one of the architects of ENIAC, tree algorithms by Dijkstra, chess by the then #3 in the world, car control by the then ruling world champion, and on.

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  • Watching a video which has Grace Hopper giving a talk, she pronounces it like Enny-Ack

    November 21, 2018