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ENIAC, which stands for Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer, was the first programmable electronic general-purpose computer. ENIAC's engineers announced the creation of the machine in February 1946. More »

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"ENIAC" is an acronym that stands for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, which was the first computer that was a programmable general-purpose electronic digital computer. It was built in the United States duri... More »

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The two men who designed and built ENIAC were John Presper Eckert and John Mauchly. They built it from 1943 to 1945 at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering. More »

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The two men who designed and built ENIAC were John Presper Eckert and John Mauchly. They built it from 1943 to 1945 at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering. More »

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Computer chips are written on silicon because it is inexpensive and a quality semiconductor. A good semiconductor responds to voltage to allow computers to make complex calculations. Silicon is also abundant in the natur... More »

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Technology historians do not credit any single person with the invention of the computer. A number of individuals made discoveries that led to the development of the electronic computer. More »

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