CSE 1310 -- Lec 1

CSE 1310 -- Lec 1 - Computing History Origins A Early...

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Origins A Early Calculator Abacus started off the idea of computation outside the mind Pascaline Created by Pascal 1642 basis of mechanical calculators for the next 300 years Jaquard's Loom first notable example of programmable devices the Weaver of Alagebr Charles Babbage Mathematician Difference Engine failed because of poor funding 1821 Charles Babbage Analytical Engine General Purpose Computer designed to be programed with punch cards Steam Engine 50 operations per second Babbage died before completion Ada Augusta, Countess of Lovelace Widely considered the first programmer Handling the Information Explosion The Birth of Computers 1890 Census Herman Hollerith Tabulating Machine Punchcard results Thomas Waston and Interenational Business Machines (IBM) ABC 29 simultaneious equations John V. Astanoff Clifford Berry B. Military computers
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