who is called "father of computer"?
July 6, 2009 12:42pm CST
6 Jul 09
Well, it depends quite were you consider computers to start. An abacus is a simple kind of calculating engine. The British have been at the forefront of developing the computer, from Babbage's computing engine to Turing's theory that underlies all programmagable computers, which is, incidentally, why they are referred to as universal Turning machines. The British were also the first to develop the first programmable machine, developed the internet in conjunction with the Americans and invented the world wide web. So, who is the father of the computer, for my money Alan Turing, since his is the theory that enabled all modern computers all the best urban
6 Jul 09
The father of computers is Charles Babbage because he invented Difference Engine and then Analytical Engine, which can store the information on Punched Cards during 1800's and the Difference Engine is an invention that counts everything and it's called counting machine and thanks to Babbage in nowadays we can count things like taxes,bankers,areas of finance and markets