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Evolution of Computers


Mark-1


In 1944 scientist Howard A. Aiken, with the help of IBM Corporation for the first time developed completely automated electric computer.

It is popularly known as Electronic Mechanical Computer (Mark-1).

 

Features of Mark-1

  • The size of the computer was big and for controlling these computer 3000 electric switches required.
  • In this machine data and program can be stored and for this reason it was called digital computer.

Drawback of Mark-1

  1. Mark-1 was slow in speed


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