Furthermore he lied under oath about these visits and letters, claiming he had never met the man, until the evidence was embarassingly brought to court. Court clearly showed him “borrowing” heavily from the overlying concepts.
I think the ENIAC is historically important to computer development, just as the CRAY or Apple II is. But it is undeniable fact (not “consensus”) that Atanasoff’s revolutionary ideas of how to use binary and memory are what created the invention of the electronic computer.]]>