Mac or PC? ENIAC helped pave the way for both

On February 14, 1946, America's love affair with the computer began.

That is when John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert of the University of Pennsylvania unveiled the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC) to the public.

Although ENIAC was not, technically, the first electronic computer, it was the first electronic computer that could be custom-tailored to compute anything. It represented a milestone for both modern computing and the military-industrial complex.

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