Herman Hollerith


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Noun1.Herman Hollerith - United States inventor who invented a system for recording alphanumeric information on punched cards (1860-1929)Herman Hollerith - United States inventor who invented a system for recording alphanumeric information on punched cards (1860-1929)
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1889: Dr Herman Hollerith of New York patented an electrically operated computer to process data.
More recently, in 1890, Herman Hollerith and James Powers invented the punch card, a computing technology that may be familiar to older readers.
Herman Hollerith IV, a member of the Saint Paul's College board and bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia.
1887: The punch card calculator was patented by Herman Hollerith.
2) 1890 el estadounidense Herman Hollerith inventa la <<maquina tabuladora>> para realizar un censo poblacional: esto sentaria las bases para el funcionamiento de las computadoras.
As described in a Wikipedia online encyclopedia article, Herman Hollerith founded the Tabulating Machine Co.
This gave an American engineer, Herman Hollerith, the idea to automate calculation using punch cards; these in turn were used to control ENIAC, the first electronic computer.
After that the author turns to the use other inventors made of Jacquard's basic ideas including Babbage, Ada Byron (Lord Byron's daughter), the American, Herman Hollerith and the birth of IBM and with it the beginnings of our computer age.
They were designed by Herman Hollerith, the man responsible for taking the 1890 U.