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Computing (FOLDOC) dictionary
Mark 1
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computer (Or "Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator") A
first generation computer developed in 1944 by HowardAiken of Harvard University. The Mark 1 is seen as the
first full-sized digital computer. It weighed 5 tons, had 500
miles of wiring, was used only for numeric calculations, and
took three seconds to carry out one multiplication.