Champaign County, Illinois; Buildings; Education; Urbana, Illinois; Libraries
1408 with Gregory Drive, Urbana. The Library is more commonly known as the Main Library. The architect was Charles Adams Platt. Since 2000, the building has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Computers; Calculators; Technology; Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (ASCC); Harvard Mark I; International Business Machines (IBM)
Considered to be the first digital computer, Howard Aiken's Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (the IBM ASCC) or Mark I, was developed between 1937-1944. When it was completed it had many functions: addition, subtraction, multiplication and...