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Who is John Vincent Atanasoff?

Posted on Fri, Oct, 22, 2010

John Vincent Atanasoff (1903–1995) was an American physicist, professor, mentor and inventor. In1973, the decision of the patent suit Honeywell v. Sperry Rand named him the inventor of the first automatic electronic digital computer called the Atanasoff–Berry Computer.

To learn more about Johm Vincent Atanasoff amazing journey, Jane Smiley, the novelist best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning creation, "A Thousand Acres", has published a new book which is called "The Man Who Invented the Computer: The Biography of John Atanasoff, Digital Pioneer."  To read an informative and glowing review of the book from Barnes & Noble, please click here.

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