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February 15, 1946: ENIAC Debuts at University of Pennsylvania

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Jeffrey Powers

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February 15, 1946: ENIAC Debuts at University of Pennsylvania

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February 15, 1946: ENIAC Debuts

1946J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly debut the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC). 17,468 vacuum tubes at 100,000 pulses/second. It was part of a $400,000 contract from the U.S. Army

The computer was actually announced on Feb 14th, but the dedication happened on the 15th.

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