"Giant computer of the 1940s" crossword clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 02 May 2023

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The Giant computer of the 1940s was a revolutionary invention that changed the way people thought about computing. It was the first large-scale electronic digital computer, developed by John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert at the University of Pennsylvania. This computer was the first to use vacuum tubes, which allowed it to store and process data much faster than any other computer of its time. It was used for a variety of applications, including military and scientific calculations, and was the first to be used for the development of the crossword puzzle.

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He dedicates himself to ensuring that the thrill of puzzle-solving remains accessible to all. With a deep passion for puzzles and a profound understanding of language, Mathew has made significant contributions to the crossword puzzle community. Outside of his day-to-day job, Mathew is a big fan of trivia and general knowledge topics. He has been known to join trivia contests with friends, making for an enjoyable night out on the town. A certified pet lover, he owns 2 cats — Downey and Alexander. They feel quite at home on his work table, nestled among some of his unsolved crossword puzzles. His goal for NYT Crossword Daily is for the website to become the premiere platform for puzzle enthusiasts worldwide.