John Atanasoff

John Atanasoff

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On the one hand, it is much easier to identify Bulgaria as these people's homeland (the history with John Atanasoff is a prime example in this respect) and, on the other hand, some of them could certainly be perfect ambassadors for the ideas of the Presidency in the countries where they work, or among the media that have an interest in them.
The Biography of John Atanasoff, Digital Pioneer, published by Doubleday, author Jane Smiley argues that this honor rightfully belongs to another braniac, Iowa State College professor John Atanasoff, who built an earlier computer with the assistance of graduate student Clifford Berry.
Last year, in an interesting book titled "The Man Who Invented the Computer: The Biography of John Atanasoff, Digital Pioneer," published by Doubleday, author Jane Smiley argues that this honor rightfully belongs to another braniac, Iowa State College professor John Atanasoff, who built an earlier computer with the assistance of graduate student Clifford Berry.
The best-selling author tells a quirky tale of John Atanasoff, an Iowa physics professor who in the 1930s pursued the dream of faster calculations.
The Man Who Invented the Computer The Biography of John Atanasoff, Digital Pioneer | JANE SMILEY: Surely Smiley wrote the Pulitzer Prize--winning A Thousand Acres (1991) without a computer, but in this rags-to-riches story, she examines the life of the man who invented, but failed to patent, the world's first digital computer.
(A well-known incident involves a multimillion-dollar settlement in 1973 in which John Atanasoff, a professor at Iowa State University, produced a cocktail napkin that proved that he was the originator of the computer in 1937.) A discarded Post-it Note[R] could prove as much a bona-fide business record as correspondence from the CEO to the Securities Exchange Commission.
1937-1942 - John Atanasoff develops the Atanasoff-Berry Computer, or ABC, the first electronic digital computer.
Honeywell court documents containing personal papers from John Mauchly and John Atanasoff found at the Hagley Museum and Library [7] and the collection of personal papers of Howard Aiken [10] and other newspaper clippings [9] found at the Harvard University Pusey Library.
For the first time this year the president will award two diplomas "John Atanasoff for practical application of scientific achievements and in projects of great public importance", as well as two certificates "John Atanasoff - students and their teachers."
The award, named after the renowned scientist of Bulgarian descent and the creator of the first computer in the world, John Atanasoff, is given for achievements in the development of the information society.
An initiative committee has launched a campaign to name Bulgaria's largest international airport, the Sofia Airport, after the inventor of the computer John Atanasoff, an American of Bulgarian origin, announced Bulgarian PR expert Maxim Behar, who is one of the authors of the idea.
The award, named after the renowned scientist from Bulgarian decent and the creator of the first computer in the world, John Atanasoff, is given for achievements in the development of the information society and has been established in 2003 by Parvanov himself.