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Johnny Billquist bqt at
Tue Feb 10 13:49:44 CST 2015

On 2015-02-10 18:42, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 02/10/2015 09:23 AM, Jon Elson wrote:
>> misconceptions and misinformation out there.
>> OK, my only comment to that is the stuff that says "Turing was THE
>> father of the computer, period, full stop."
>> Note the singular.
>> What about Charles Babbage and (Augusta) Ada Byron?  How can you leave
>> them out?
> How about John Antansaoff?  From Wikip, to refresh your memory:
> "John Vincent Atanasoff (October 4, 1903 – June 15, 1995) was an
> American physicist and inventor, best known for inventing the first
> electronic digital computer."

And once more noone mentions Konrad Zuse, which in my mind beat them all 
(well, Babbage excepted). :-)


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