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  2. John Presper Eckert Jr | Encyclopedia.com

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    J. Presper Eckert was a pioneer of modern computer engineering. He served as the lead designer of the ENIAC, the world's first general purpose electronic digital computer. He founded, along with John W. Mauchly (1907-1980), the nation's first commercial computer company. John Presper Eckert Jr. was born in 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  3. John Presper Eckert - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

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    John Presper Eckert era el único hijo de una próspera familia. En su niñez demostraba habilidades excepcionales para las matemáticas y mentalidad de inventor. En 1937 ingresó a la Universidad de Pensilvania para estudiar ingeniería eléctrica, graduándose en 1941 . Aun antes de obtener su título de ingeniero, Eckert ya había diseñado ...

  4. J. Presper Eckert Jr. - National Science and Technology ...

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    “That’s 50,000 times faster than a human, 20,000 times faster than a calculator and 1,500 times faster than the Mark 1,” co-inventor J. Presper Eckert Jr. said in 1989. The 30-ton device, built with 18,000 vacuum tubes, crunched more complicated equations than its predecessors.

  5. (PDF) J. Presper Eckert - ResearchGate

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    Presper Eckert, one of the inventors of the ENIAC, and details those . experiences which obviously came to influence his contributions to the . creation of the ENIAC and subsequent computers.

  6. J. Presper Eckert

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    Name: John Adam Presper "Pres" Eckert, Jr. Born: April 9, 1919, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA. Death: June 3, 1995 (Age: 76) Computer-related contributions. American electrical engineer and computer pioneer. Along with John Mauchly, invented the ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic digital computer.

  7. Biography:J. Presper Eckert - HandWiki

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    John Adam Presper Eckert Jr. (April 9, 1919 – June 3, 1995) was an American electrical engineer and computer pioneer. With John Mauchly, he designed the first general-purpose electronic digital computer (), presented the first course in computing topics (the Moore School Lectures), founded the Eckert–Mauchly Computer Corporation, and designed the first commercial computer in the U.S., the ...

  8. John Presper Eckert - NNDB

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    John Presper Eckert. AKA John Presper Eckert, Jr. ENIAC, BINAC, and UNIVAC I computers. Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA Location of death: Bryn Mawr, PA Cause of death: Cancer - Leukemia. Electrical engineer and inventor John Presper Eckert — family and friends called him Pres — was the co-designer of the ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic digital ...

  9. Oral history interview with J. Presper Eckert

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    Eckert claims that von Neumann had an interest in keeping these ideas from becoming patented, and deaccentuates von Neumann's role in the development of the EDVAC. Eckert also discusses the ethical questions that were raised by the corporate funding of the University of Pennsylvania's computer research, and relates the reasons leading to his ...

  10. PORTER v. ECKERT | 465 F.2d 1307 (1972) | 2d130711487 ...

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    Porter sued J. Presper Eckert as the owner of the vessel on which her husband was employed at the time of his death, Lauderdale Cruisair, Inc., the installer of the air conditioning unit which caused the electrocution of her husband, and Marine Development Corporation (MDC), the manufacturer of the unit. Mrs. Porter's suit was based on the ...

  11. Talk:J. Presper Eckert - Wikipedia

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