CSIRAC: Last Surviving Grandfather of Computers

For decades forgotten in a warehouse, one of the grandfathers of modern computers — and only the fifth to go live — has been restored.

Wilson da Silva
Jun 7, 2020 · 12 min read
CSIRAC reassembled just before its move into permanent display (Paul Doornbusch)

THE WORLD WAS a different place in 1949: vinyl LP records had just been invented, the now-iconic Volkswagen Kombi van debuted on the market, the world’s first…