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Everyone remembers the first computer they ever used. And Joyce Wheeler is no exception. But in her case the situation was a bit different. The first computer she used was one of the first computers anyone used.

The machine was Edsac – the Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator – that ran for the first time in 1949 and was built to serve scientists at the University of Cambridge.

Source: BBC Technology News

Date: January 17th, 2017

Link: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-38103893

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