Grace Brewster Hopper was enchanted with its performance, until the UNIVAC
I came along--operating a thousand times faster.
Insurance carriers were among the first companies to adopt mainframe computers, buying the UNIVAC
1 in the early 1950s.
was IRS's and, of course, SOI's first computer.
Hopper created a new job for herself and a new department at Remington Rand--research devoted 'teaching' the Univac
TAKE A LOOK sometime at the pictures of the UNIVAC
computer first introduced in the 1950s.
Although the first commercial American computer, the UNIVAC
I, was sold to the U.
Mauchly and Eckert wrote the 12-page document to explain how the UNIVAC
had evolved from the earlier ENIAC and EDVAC (illustrated above).
Four insurance organizations sent 47 representatives to learn about the capabilities of the Univac
I began writing programs for the Univac
II at the Philadelphia Navy Yard in 1961 using Assembly language.
Right out of college, Cray was able to land a job with Engineering Research Associates where he worked on the first commercial computer, the UNIVAC
Back in the days of the UNIVAC
, buildings professionals didn't have to worry about anyone making off with their valuable computer hardware.
One of the most dramatic events to shape public opinion about computers was the use of the UNIVAC
I to predict the 1952 presidential election.