[SIGCIS-Members] Older computers (1940-1950)
brian.randell at newcastle.ac.uk
Thu Nov 15 02:58:25 PST 2012
And I'd add
1944 Colossus II UK (and eight further copies/variants of Colossus II 1944/1945)
On 15 Nov 2012, at 03:04, David Hemmendinger wrote:
> The other Bell Labs computers. From Paul Ceruzzi's _Reckoners_:
> Model II Model IV Model V (two copies)
> Date completed 7-1943 3-1945 12-1946, 8-1947
> Also: Model I, 1939; Model VI, 1949
> The Harvard Mark II, III.
> The Pilot ACE (UK) ran in May, 1950 according to alanturing.net and was
> demonstrated in Dec, 1950, according to Wikipedia.
> David Hemmendinger hemmendd at union.edu
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>> Are there any computers missing from this list below of computers that were
>> built from 1940 to 1950?
>> Year Computer Country
>> 1941 Z3 Germany
>> 1942 ABC U.S.
>> 1943 Colossus U.K
>> 1944 Harvard Mark 1 U.S.
>> 1944 Bell Labs Model 3 U.S.
>> 1945 Z4 Germany
>> 1946 ENIAC U.S.
>> 1947 SSEC U.S.
>> 1948 SSEM U.K.
>> 1949 BINAC U.S.
>> 1949 EDSAC U.K.
>> 1949 CSIRC Australia
>> 1949 EDVAC U.S.
>> 1949 MADM U.K.
>> 1950 MESM Ukraine
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