Photograph of ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer), ca. 1945, showing Pres Eckert (centre left) and John Mauchly (centre right) working with the machine, as well as (left to right) Pfc. Homer Spence, Betty Jean Jennings, Herman H. Goldstine and Ruth Lichterman.
[Pennsylvania: n.p., ca. 1945]. Rare photograph, much reproduced in the computer literature, of “the world’s first large-scale general-purpose electronic digital computer” (OOC, p. 532). ENIAC was “built during World War II by the United States. American physicist John Mauchly, American engineer J. Presper Eckert, Jr., and their colleagues at the..... More