Konrad Zuse


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Konrad Zuse

(person)
The designer of the first programming language, Plankalk?l, and the first fully functional program-controlled electromechanical digital computer in the world, the Z3. He died on 1995-12-18 in Huenfeld, Germany.

Biography.

["Konrad Zuse: Mein Leben" (My Life), published 1956].

["Konrad Zuse: The Computer my Life, Springer, 1993].

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In 1941, Konrad Zuse built the world's first computer, the Z3; a short time later, he released the Z4, which could do quite a bit more than its predecessor.
This accolade, the one that he himself treasured the most, put him on a pedestal with Ludwig Bolkow, Wernher von Braun and Konrad Zuse.
Alemania: Konrad Zuse, computador mecanico 1933 * Dudley: Voder, primera maquina electronica que se comunica, codificador de voz 1936 1937 * Laboratorios Bell: George Stibitz, circuito binarios basado en el algebra binaria 1938 * Konrad Zuse: Z1, computador electronico binario * Se funda Hewlett-Packard Co.
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Members included Albert Einstein, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Marie Curie, Charles Darwin, Alexander von Humboldt, Max Planck, Konrad Zuse, and more than 150 nobel prize laureates.
The idea of perforating film goes back to the German engineer Konrad Zuse who, in 1936, used perforated film to power his first computer.