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Judith Rodin, who then introduced James Unruh, chairman and CEO of Unisys Corporation, and Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell, who share her duties as heads of the official ENIAC celebration committee.
His triumph over ENIAC led Dr Edward Teller, head of the project, to remark later: "In an emergency, the mathematician still wins--if he is really good.
IF kelly's i had been around in the 1940s, we'd have been raving about ENIAC - the most powerful computer ever built, and crucial to the invention of the H-bomb.
Suddenly you're sending out mass e-mails to employees; you're covertly clicking through competitors' Web sites; you're relishing the fact that your cell phone is lighter than your last proxy statement - what in the name of ENIAC is going on?
The year Hamming left Los Alamos, the first electronic computer, ENIAC, or Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator, a behemoth that filled an entire room with vacuum tubes and cables, was demonstrated at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mauchly and Eckert had developed ENIAC, the world's first electronic digital computer, in the 1940s, then set up their own company to develop computers for business and industry.
VR signifies the next wave in computer user interfaces, which have evolved from the knobs and dials that controlled ENIAC in the 1950s, through batch cards and keyboards, to the icons and windows of today's mouse-navigated graphical environments.
BRUSSELS -- The total R&D volume engaged in the ENIAC Joint Undertaking (JU) programme reached 1.
Objective: The TAKE5 project is the next in a chain of thematically connected ENIAC JU KET pilot line projects which are associated with 450mm/300mm development for the 10nm technology node and the ECSEL JU project SeNaTe aiming at the 7nm technology node.
On 22 June, the European Commission proposed to launch a Joint Technology Initiative (JTI) in nanoelectronics, called ENIAC (European Nanoelectronic Initiative Advisory Council).
The creators of ENIAC, a goliath that takes up an entire room at the University of Pennsylvania, could never have known how far their invention would take society, Gore said.
So if we use ENIAC as the founding of the modern computer, as many do, computers are but 44 years old.