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Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, developed for the U.S. Army by J. W. Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert, 1945Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, developed for the U.S. Army by J. W. Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert, 1945

Most historians recognize ENIAC as the first electronic, programmable, general-purpose, commercially successful digital computer—although the debate continues. The Smithsonian collected elements of ENIAC in the 1960s.

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