10 Facts And A 1991 Video To Celebrate The 70th Birthday Of The ENIAC


Engineering Students at the University of Pennsylvania Walk by A Portion of the ENIAC in 2011

The ENIAC is such a great piece of Philly tech lore that we’re re-upping these 10 things you need to know about the first supercomputer from its 65th birthday in 2011:

The ENIAC was the first computer built to take full advantage of electronic processing speeds and to “think” for itself using conditional branching and nested subroutines. It was entirely electronic and is credited with introducing the modern, computer industry. Not bad, Philly. Not bad.


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