J. Presper Eckert

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J. Presper Eckert
Birthday
BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Died
NationalityAmerican
Occupation
electrical engineer
Known for ENIAC

J. Presper Eckert

(person)
One of the developers of ENIAC.

Biography.

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His partner, the engineering ramrod for the Eniac project, John Presper Eckert, once explained that Mauchly's "goal was to forecast the weather, and it was only incidental that he found out there was just no computing machine that existed that would handle all this voluminous stuff.
It was named for John Presper Eckert and John William Mauchly, who collaborated on the design and construction of the first large scale electronic computing machine, known as ENIAC - the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, in 1947.