For those of you interested in learning more about Tom Friedman’s book “The World Is Flat,” you can visit the following link and watch a streaming video of his lecture at MIT:
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
For this posting you will research the background of John Vincent Atanasoff, “the forgotten father of the computer.” Some suggested areas include: his Childhood and Family; Student years; Student and Professor at Iowa State College; Invention of the Digital Computer, the ABC; Other inventions; Legal battle between ENIAC and ABC; Bulgarian ancestry. As always, don’t forget to list your sources.
Posted by Daniela Dimitrova at 5:07 PM