The first English-language usage of the word "computer" referred to
Babbage's account of the origin of the difference engine in the 1820s was that he was working to satisfy the Astronomical Society's desire to improve The Nautical Almanac.
Babbage's account of the origin of the difference engine in the 1820s was that he was working to satisfy the Astronomical Society's desire to predict lunar eclipses
Babbage's use of punch cards in the 1930s to solve a problem posed by the Astronomical Society was later adopted to the Jacquard loom.
Babbage's use of punch cards in the 1930s to solve a problem posed by the Astronomical Society was preceded by such use on the Jacquard loom.
A system that uses levers, pulleys, or other mechanical device to perform calculations is called an analog computer
A system that uses tables of numbers is called an analog computer
Analog computers were phased out by the dawn of the twentieth century (circa 1900)
Analog computers continued to be developed into the twentieth century
The Turing machine permitted a solution to the halting problem
The Turing machine could not have been invented until after the halting problem was solved.
The Turing machine was a(n) ______ device
This algorithm halts if it starts at 0:
In London (circa 1935) thousands of vacuum tubes were used to
The Bombe was a(n) ______________ device used (circa 1940) to defeat the Enigma machine in World War II.
The Colossus, used to defeat the German Enigma machine during World War II in 1944, was
The chronological order by which electronic computers advanced is: