The Ways of Counting
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Description: Essay on the history of computers from the abacus, logarithm, ENIAC, and massively parallel computers. Written by computer pioneer Philip Emeagwali.
"Can you do addition?" the White queen asked. "What's one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one?" Alice Through the Looking-Glass. he word "computer" is often thought to have been coined with the advent of the first electronic computer in 1946. Actually, according to Webster's dictionary, the earliest recorded use of "computer" came exactly 300 years earlier, in 1646.
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|Page title:||The Ways of Counting|
|Keywords:||parallel computers, mathematics, meteorology|
|Description:||Supercomputers in weather forecasting|
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