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World's Oldest Digital Computer Restored

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  1. Kreij

    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    From this article, courtesy of TechNewsDaily
    Image courtesy of The National Museum of Computing
     
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    Thats just cool. :toast:
     
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    That's cool.

    The Atanasoff–Berry Computer was the first electronic digital computer (1937-42). It wasn't programmable though. It can only solve systems of linear equations.

    It was rebuilt. Here's the replica



    The world's first electronic, digital, computer that was programmable is Colossus.
    It was rebuilt in 2007


    [yt]m2KVD-V2zr0[/yt]

    And here's Z3, computer created by Konrad Zuse. It was built in 1941 and was the first programmable computer featuring binary and floating point arithmetic.

     
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    sorry for the off-topic, but I've never seen embedded youtube videos on TPU before! :wtf: Thanks for sharing though.
     
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    They've been around for quite awhile now. Just use the[yt][/yt] tags.
     
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    Then how come no body uses them like all the other forums? I thought I read somewhere awhile back that TPU didn't allow embedded videos?
     
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    I'm not sure what you mean, t77, people use them all the time in the Games section.
     
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    Just check out the BF3 Clubhouse:)

    On topic - I like the name Dekatron:toast:
     
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    Oh I remember now, sorry guys.. I've been living under a rock for quite some time now.:laugh:

    Dekatron sounds like a villainous character ;)
     
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