World’s First Large-Scale Computer Took Nearly 3 Years to Make, Occupied Space the Size of a Large Room

During World War II, the US Army had to calculate complex ballistic tables and unpack wartime codes. They needed an all-electronic calculating machine to do the job at electronic speed. In 1942, physicist John Mauchly proposed a machine on these lines and they built the Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer, or the ENIAC, over the next three years. Over 75 years later a GIF of a man putting a “data cable” of the ENIAC is doing the rounds on the Internet. And a Twitter handle dedicated to vintage computers decided…

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Where to go on Your First Solo Trip

Plan a trip to this city for a high level of exploration as it offers endless walking and outdoor discovery. This is one of the most spellbinding European cities, bursting with energy from a unique blend of its glorious past and present; making it the socio, political and economic heart of the Czech Republic. You can get started with your Prague adventure from the Old Town Square admiring the medieval architecture, wait by the Astronomical Tower, take a leisurely stroll across the Charles Bridge and give a visit to the…

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