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The First Computer – ENIAC 1940′s

Announced on February 14, 1946, ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was the result of work funded by the United States Army Ballistics Research. The Army needed a way to speed the process and improve the accuracy of calculating artillery firing tables. It took a year to design and 18 months to build, but John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert of the University of Pennsylvania were abl... Read More »

No Invitation Necessary

Listen to the second hand on your clock and every tick that goes by represents a man, woman, or child that was killed during WWII. Now imagine the ticking continues for almost two full years. The deadliest war in the history of mankind, 60 million people perished. Our nation led the way in a war that had to be won. Grown kids barely men, one day learning in school and the next learning to fight or... Read More »

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