A look at the little-known Rutishauser, who created "automatic programming" and was one of the "authoritative fathers" of the Algol programming language.
Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | September 14, 2022 at 09:25 AM
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
As has only recently become known, forced labor occurred at a former Bührle textile factory in Toggenburg, Switzerland. This and other Bührle companies played a...Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | April 8, 2022 at 09:50 AM
Up to the second half of the 19th century —with the exception of the industrial power Great Britain—the protection of inventions was inadequate and strongly disputed...Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | November 8, 2021 at 09:54 AM
The work is an extremely instructive, rich history of calculating technology. It also includes the analog world and automata, and is written in Italian.
Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | June 1, 2021 at 11:21 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