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Article and Video: The Antikythera Mechanism

The link below is to an article on the Antikythera Mechanism, which could be the world’s first computer from over 2000 years ago. Following the article is a documentary on the Antikythera Mechanism.

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Today in History: 27 April 1981

The Modern Computer Mouse

On this day in 1981, the modern computer ‘mouse’ comes into the public arena, being shipped with computers sold by Xerox PARC (there had been earlier mice).

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Today in History: 11 April 1976

The First Apple Computer is Released

On this day in 1976, the first Apple computer was released by the Apple Computer Company (now known as Apple Inc.). Built by Steve Wozniak, the computers were sold by he and his friend Steve Jobs.

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