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  John Mauchly - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
John William Mauchly (August 30, 1907 – January 8, 1980) was an American physicist and computer engineer who, along with J.
Mauchly and Eckert's patent claim on the 1946 ENIAC was invalidated by U.S. Federal Court decision in October, 1973.
John Mauchly, nearly singlehandedly, changed the world in which we live.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/j/o/h/John_William_Mauchly_3b61.html   (237 words)

 John von Neumann
Any computer scientist who reviews the formal obituaries of John von Neumann of the period shortly after his death will be struck by the lack of recognition of his involvement in the field of computers and computing.
A retrospective examination of the development [3] of this idea reveals that the concept was discussed by J. Presper Eckert, John Mauchly, Arthur Burks, and others in connection with their plans for a successor machine to the ENIAC.
The IEEE John von Neumann Medal was established by the Board of Directors in 1990 and may be presented annually "for outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology." The achievements may be theoretical, technological, or entrepreneurial, and need not have been made immediately prior to the date of the award.
ei.cs.vt.edu /~history/VonNeumann.html   (2003 words)

 Calvin N. Mooers Papers
Frustrated by his belief that "we were just not getting anywhere at NOL in our computer project," Mooers left NOL in 1946 for graduate school at MIT hoping to capitalize on his computing experience.
John Wiley and Sons correspondence, 1958 (Box 4, folder 35)
O'Connor, John J. correspondence and conference papers, 1964 (Box 14, folder 52)
www.cbi.umn.edu /collections/inv/cbi00081.html   (9923 words)

 Representative Expression: February 2006 Archives
The last accident I had in the kitchen was almost 7 years ago and involved corn on the cob, a sharp knife and the item formally known as the tip of my finger.
ENIAC--monster and marvel--debuted 60 years ago By Michael Kanellos Staff writer, CNET News.com February 13, 2006, 4:00 AM PST In February 1946, J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly were about to unveil, for the first time, an electronic computer to the world.
Their ENIAC, or Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, could churn 5,000 addition problems in one second, far faster than any device yet invented.
www.yaps4u.net /mt_archives/2006/02   (5757 words)

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