John Von Neumann

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  • The first digital computer that was built

    The first digital computer that was built
    This was built by John Atanasoff and his graduate studen, Clifford Berry. it was digital and used vacuum tubes. This was withing the time period of 1937 to 1942
  • The Collosus Computer

    The Collosus Computer
    The Collosus Computer was built with Alan Turing, as well as two others: Bill Tute and Tommy Flowers. This computer was used to assist with breaking German Crypto Codes.
  • Eniac Computer

    Eniac Computer
    In 1946 - The Eniac computer was built, and considered the firsty successful highly electronic digital computer
  • John Von Neumann - "Conditional Control Transfer"

    John Von Neumann - "Conditional Control Transfer"
    His donation to the Computer industry a special type of machine instruction called "conditional control transfer" -- which permitted the program sequence to be interrupted and reinitiated at any point. Another donation to the Computer industry was on May 6, 1949 EDSAC ran its first programs.
  • The EDVAC Computer

    The EDVAC Computer
    This is a electronic discrete variable automatic computer. This is the first computer created that stored programs. John Von Neumann wrote the complete first draft of a report on the EDVAC computer, This report contained the logic design of the computer.