Hysterical History Quiz (separate the silicon from the silly) 

maybe also could be used for a fun ? let’s see…

“Ahhh… the history of the computer. It’s long, impressive, and you’ve probably heard it a million times—right? Well, if you’re so sure you know what’s what and who’s who in computer history, prove it! See if you can separate the silicon from the silly:”
(stolen from “enter” magazine, May 1985, written by Megan Stine and H. William Stine, archive.org/details/EnterMagaz )

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Hysterical History Quiz (separate the silicon from the silly) 

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania spent the early 1940’s perfecting ENIAC, the world’s first all electronic computer. But the glory went to their competitor, whose first product was the Mark I. This 50-foot-long computer could only add, subtract, multiply and divide. The company that built Mark I was:

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