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The electronic computer was born of the vacuum tube...

The electronic computer was born of the vacuum tube...

The electronic computer was born of the vacuum tube...
The electronic computer was born of the vacuum tube. Developed for the radio industry, the vacuum tube permitted machines to calculate several times faster than did earlier electromechanical relays. This tube system from 1946 could multiply two 10-digit numbers 40 times a second. (VV2111)