The digital computer of today arose in the first half of the 1940s independently in three different countries: Germany, the U.K. and the U.S.
Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | June 20, 2022 at 11:54 AM
The design of today's electronic computers is usually not very appealing, in contrast to magnificent mechanical calculating machines from earlier times.
Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | April 8, 2021 at 10:24 AM
Herbert Bruderer asks why no information technology industry emerged in Switzerland in the 1950s, despite the appearance of computers from several sources.
Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | January 28, 2020 at 12:34 PM
Discovery of a previously unknown replica of the legendary Swiss Millionaire calculating machine at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.
Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | December 12, 2018 at 02:04 PM