Geek Fact for May 6th

In 1949, the EDSAC performed its first calculation

The EDSAC (Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator) was an early British computer that is considered to be the first stored program electronic computer. It contained 3,000 vacuum tubes and used mercury delay lines for memory.

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