Today is the 65th anniversary of ENIAC being unveiled to the world. Here are some articles.
February 15, pharmacy 1946 is the day that ENIAC was shown to the world—and the world is still giddy with the trillion ways your life is better with a computer.
See today’s Philly Post: Happy Birthday ENIAC. It’s a great overview of the ENIAC (and our fight to give it the respect it earned!).
Also new: Marty Moss-Coane on WHYY Radio Times did a nice hour program called The ENIAC Anniversary. It featured an interview with Mitch Marcus from Penn and a few playful pokes at Jane Smiley, who called in to try to defend her minority report.
Feb 15 will be ENIAC Day in Philadelphia. City Council will decree. There will be computers dancing in the streets. iPhones will be gathered around the older desktops as they tell stories of the good old days.
ENIAC, search the biggest bucket of vacuum tubes ever shipped, the machine that changed the world, is celebrating its 65th birthday.