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The Surprising History of Computing


We tend to think of computers as a modern invention. While it’s true that the scope and pace of technical innovation has significantly increased in recent years, the concept of computing is not new. Rudimentary computing devices have been around for thousands of years, and a complex, multi-gear analog computer dates back to at least 80 years B.C. The true story of the history of computing may surprise you. See my articles on various computing history subjects at the links below.


David Brown


  • history of computing
  • computers
  • technology
  • Links

  • https://www.techopedia.com/contributors/david-brown
  • https://www.techopedia.com/2/31565/watercooler/7-computing-manifestos-that-changed-the-world
  • https://www.techopedia.com/2/31564/watercooler/ada-lovelace-enchantress-of-numbers
  • https://www.techopedia.com/2/31659/internet/architects-and-builders-of-the-internet-cathedral
  • https://www.techopedia.com/2/31559/watercooler/milestones-in-digital-computing
  • https://www.techopedia.com/2/31652/watercooler/the-women-of-eniac-programming-pioneers