ENIAC


Usually given the honor of being called the first electronic programmable computer, built in 1946 under the direction of Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the University of Pennsylvania.

In 1943 Alan Turing's group in England built Colossus, also a electronic programmable computer, and some feel that Turing's machine should be called the first electronic programmable computer.






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The Exploratorium, 1996

ENIAC

ENIAC


Usually given the honor of being called the first electronic programmable computer, built in 1946 under the direction of Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the University of Pennsylvania.

In 1943 Alan Turing's group in England built Colossus, also a electronic programmable computer, and some feel that Turing's machine should be called the first electronic programmable computer.






Exhibits || Lexicon || Timeline

The Exploratorium, 1996