what is computer

A computer is a programmable device that stores, retrieves, and processes data. The term “computer” was originally given to humans (human computers) who performed numerical calculations using mechanical calculators, such as the abacus and slide rule. The term was later given to mechanical devices as they began replacing human computers. Today’s computers are electronic devices that accept data …

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computer history

The history of computers dates back to the mid-19th century, when mathematicians and inventors began developing machines that could perform calculations automatically. Here is a brief overview of the history of computers: Charles Babbage: In the early 1800s, Charles Babbage designed and built the Analytical Engine, which is considered to …

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