J. Presper Eckert

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

J. Presper Eckert

(person)
One of the developers of ENIAC.

Biography.

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Presper Eckert and John Mauchly developed the computer to help calculate the proper ballistic trajectory for artillery shells.
George began his career with the pioneers of computing and worked with the inventors of the digital age; (John Mauchly, Presper Eckert, and Admiral Grace Hopper).
Presper Eckert, an electrical engineer, and John Mauchly, a physicist, who built the first allelectronic computer.
One without electronic computers, the brainchild of a slew of Americans, from Presper Eckert to Steve Jobs.
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.
Presper Eckert and John Mauchly, showed off their brainchild, developed to help calculate the proper trajectory for artillery shells.
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Presper Eckert at the Moore School of Engineering of the University of Pennsylvania.