Daily Archives:June 29th, 2008

Technology quiz

Here’s a question for you. Which company was responsible for building the first business computer?

IBM, perhaps? Data General? DEC? or Lyons (the British tea company)?

Yes! Well guessed! It was Lyons.

The New York Times tells the story of David Caminer, who worked with Maurice Wilkes to create the LEO, and who died this month.

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