Excellent article on Neatorama

If you’re at all interested in the history of computing and / or computers, you owe it to yourself to go check out an excellent article on Neatorama titled “The Wonderful World of Early Computing

The history of computing spans thousands of years – from the primitive notched bones found in Africa, to the invention of abacus in 2400 BC, to Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine in 1883, to the rise of the popularity of Personal Computers (PCs) in the 1970s. For the most part, this timeline is marked by devices that bear little or no resemblance to present-day machines both form and capabilities… for this article, let’s go back – way back – and take a look at the wonderful world of early computing.

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