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February 16, 2006

"New" Interviews with ENIAC Co-Inventor J. Presper Eckert

ComputerWorld has posted portions of previously-unreleased interviews held with J. Presper Eckerthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ENIAC, co-inventor of ENIAC. In relation to automation, he discusses the shift from mechanical to electrical components in computers, and the shift from human "computers" to the electronic versions we have grown to know and love.

Posted by Robert at February 16, 2006 9:27 AM
category: History of Computing


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