Horst Zuse, the son of Konrad Zuse
(1910-1995), the inventor of the first freely programmable computer to use Boolean logic and binary floating-point numbers, concluded the event with an enthralling history lecture.
[caption id="attachment_126546" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Excerpts of Santa Claus' optimal route in Europe and Africa - according to calculations by Lufthansa Systems, Matheon and the Konrad Zuse Institute.[/caption]
Raunheim, December 19, 2017 - To make sure the man with the white beard and red suit can deliver all his gifts on time again this year, a team of experts from Lufthansa Systems worked with representatives from the MATHEON Research Center and Konrad Zuse Institute Berlin to calculate the shortest round trip around the globe.
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.
Not even mechanical computers like Charles Babbage's Difference Engine (1849) or Konrad Zuse
's electromechanical Z3 (1941).
This accolade, the one that he himself treasured the most, put him on a pedestal with Ludwig Bolkow, Wernher von Braun and Konrad Zuse
. In 1993, the Weihenstephan Faculty at Munich's University of Applied Science awarded him an honorary doctorate, in special recognition of his interdisciplinary thinking.
Peano: Formulario Matematico, simbolismo conectado con la estructura del lenguaje natural 1911 * Kamerlingh Onnes: superconductividad 1913 * Bertrand Russell y Whitehead: Principia Mathematica, deducciones matematicas a partir del calculo logico 1915 1919 1921 * Karel Capek: Rossum's Universal Robots, utiliza por primera vez la palabra robot 1924 1925 1927 1928 1930 * Godel: Teorema de la Incompletitud 1931 1933 1936 * Konrad Zuse
: programas compuestos de combinaciones de bits se pueden almacenar.
u k / o n l i nestuff/stories/babbage.aspx A Difference Engine built with Lego acarol.woz.org Read the story of the Manchester Mark 1, aka Baby www.computer50.org Run a 'Baby' simulator on your desktop davidsharp.com/baby CSIRAC, Australia's first computer www.csse.unimelb.edu.au/dept/about/csirac The story of Konrad Zuse
, creator of the Z1 computer www.epemag.com/zuse
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.