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21/06/1966 First computer with a memory runs a program

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Manchester Baby and the birth of Computer Memory

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Manchester Baby Computer

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The Baby, World's First Computer with an electric memory

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George Dyson: The birth of the computer

The device was called Manchester Small-Scale Experimental Machine (SSEM). It was built at the Victoria University of Manchester by Frederic C. Williams, Tom Kilburn and Geoff Tootill. SSEM contained all the elements essential to a modern electronic computer. Its first program was designed to find the highest proper factor of 218.
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