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How the World’s First Computer Was Rescued From the Scrap Heap

Interesting:

But as Libby Craft, Perot’s director of special projects, found out to her chagrin, much of ENIAC vanished into disorganized warehouses, a bit like the Ark of the Covenant at the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

via How the World’s First Computer Was Rescued From the Scrap Heap | WIRED

Interesting factoid from the article. ENIAC could do 5,000 instructions per second, an iPhone 6 will do 25 billion instructions per second.

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