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Who invented first general purpose electronic computer?

Asked by Good Citizen, 03 Dec '08 09:34 pm
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John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert
Answered by nargis bhambi, 03 Dec '08 11:12 pm

 
  
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Hi,
First programmable computer: The Z1 originally created by Germany's Konrad Zuse in his parents living room in 1936 to 1938 is considered to be the first electrical binary programmable computer.



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When was the first computer invented?
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When was the first computer invented?
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Unfortunately this question has no easy answer because of all the different types of classifications and types of computers. Therefore this document has been created with a listing of each of the first computers starting with the first programmable computer leading up to the computers of today. Keep in mind that early inventions such as the abacus, calculators, tablet machines, difference machine, etc. are not accounted for in this document.
First programmable computer

The Z1 originally created by Germany's Konrad Zuse in his parents living room in 1936 to 1938 is considered to be the first electrical binary programmable computer.

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Answered by aamert, 03 Dec '08 10:31 pm

 
  
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John Vincent Atanasoff
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In 1939, John V. Atanasoff and Clifford Berry developed the Atanasoff-Berry Computer (ABC) at Iowa State University, which was regarded as the first electronic digital computer. The ABC was built by hand and the design used over 300 Vacuum Tubes and had capacitors fixed in a mechanically rotating drum for memory.
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J. Presper Eckert
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