How the World’s First Computer Was Rescued From the Scrap Heap

An ENIAC technician changes a valve

Wired recently published an article on how Ross Perot decided to rescue ENIAC “one” of the world’s first computers (they’re not strictly speaking correct to call ENIAC “the first” computer). Read about this fascinating story here.

from The Universal Machine


About driwatson
I'm a New Zealand author, computer scientist and blogger specialising in Artificial Intelligence. I also have an interest in the history of computing and have just written a popular science book called "The Universal Machine - from the dawn of computing to digital consciousness."

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