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Today’s Throwback Thursday photo challenge of the day was sort of hard, but that’s why it’s called…a challenge!
We asked, “When was this picture taken?” And the hint we gave was that it was related to your laptop.
The answer is 1944. This is a picture of Colossus, the first electric digital computer that was all programmable. The Colossus computers were first used by British intelligence during WWII to decode encrypted telegraphic messages between the German High Command and their scattered European occupancy. Something tells us, this didn’t come with a mouse and keyboard…
- Suraya Akbarzad, Ask.com