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subjectComputers And Society
authorHerbert Bruderer

More Replicas of Historical Calculating Machines Found
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More Replicas of Historical Calculating Machines Found

Documenting the discovery of several previously unknown replicas of historical computing devices made by Roberto A. Guatelli.

The Model Maker of Leonardo da Vinci, Blaise Pascal, and Charles Babbage
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The Model Maker of Leonardo da Vinci, Blaise Pascal, and Charles Babbage

Discovery of a previously unknown replica of the legendary Swiss Millionaire calculating machine at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.

There Are No Digital Humanities
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There Are No Digital Humanities

Many think that the opposite of digital is analog or mechanical.

Mystery Dating of the World-famous 'Millionaire' Calculating Machine Solved
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Mystery Dating of the World-famous 'Millionaire' Calculating Machine Solved

Regarding the discovery of new documents about the H.W. Egli AG (Zurich) company in the Museum für Kommunikation, Berne, Switzerland.

Did Albert Einstein Calculate on the 'Millionaire' in Zurich?
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Did Albert Einstein Calculate on the 'Millionaire' in Zurich?

In 1897, ETH Zurich was the first university in the world to have a copy of the legendary four-species calculating machine Millionaire.

Algorithms Have Been Around for 4,000 Years
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Algorithms Have Been Around for 4,000 Years

For some years now, the terms "algorithms", "digitization" and "artificial intelligence" have become commonplace. However, these terms are rarely explained. One...

The Binary System Was Created Long Before Leibniz
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The Binary System Was Created Long Before Leibniz

There are reports of much older number systems using only two symbols that have been developed mainly in Asia.

Finding the World's Smallest Mechanical Parallel Calculator
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Finding the World's Smallest Mechanical Parallel Calculator

Discovery of a 12-fold Curta in Britain.
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