This post continues our  Computer Systems History series. Through most of the middle ages, technological advancement was almost at standstill. Before large mechanical clocks began to appear in…

This post continues our  Computer Systems History series. The Antikythera mechanism is one of the world’s oldest known geared devices, and it is widely considered to be one…

This post continues our  Computer Systems History series. A binary system is actually an astronomical term referring to two objects in space (usually stars, but also planets, galaxies,…

This post continues our  Computer Systems History series. Heron of Alexandria – a 1st century inventor, physicist and mathematician Heron (also know as Hero of Alexandria) invented a…

This post continues our  Computer Systems History series. Formal language theory is crucial to the computers history, because formal language can be taught, understood and processed – and,…

Our excurse into History of Computer continues with 1614 , when John Napier invented a system of moveable rods (Napier’s Rods) based on logarithms. This new system allowed to…