World Computer Day with University City Science Center

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
University City Science Center Venture Cafe
Philadelphia, PA
United States

Agenda for World Computer Day "Zoom" speakers for February 15th, 2023 with the focus on Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation, the world's first computer company utilizing all electronics.

  • Worlds First Computer Company – Eckert Mauchly Computer Corporation.

  • Shipping the First Computer of the First Line of Commercial Computers, the Univac 1.

  •  "Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s First Modern Computer".

  • Funding EMCC, the Sad State of Venture Capital in the Computer Age.

  • "Scenes from a Technical Camelot" - Original Footage from the Eckert & Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC) plant during the making of BINAC and UNIVAC.

  • Stories from My Father -  Walking Down Memory Lane with Mr. Chris Eckert (son of Presper Eckert) regarding the building in which the first all-electronic.

  • Project 1951- Counting the US Population with Computers for the First Time.

  • How Computers Changed Election Night Forever, starting in 1952 with the UNIVAC



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