Computers

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Computers History A precursor of the digital computer was the adding machine. It was developed in 1642 by the French philosopher Blaise Pascal. Analog computers started to be built at the beginning of the 20 century. Such machines were used for solving very difficult equations. During world wars mechanical analog computers were used in submarines and planes. In the 1940s Howard Aiken, a Havard University mathematician, created the first digital computer. It was huge and primitive but it could solve equations without using any mechanical adding machine parts. With the invention of microprocessors and transistors the evolution of the computers went on. Can a Computer Think? It is said that computers only think because they are programmed to do so. When they solve a mathematical equation, ...

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