[TUHS] Happy birthday, Tommy Flowers!
dave at horsfall.org
Thu Dec 22 06:31:43 AEST 2016
Tommy Flowers MBE was born on this day in 1905; amongst other things he
designed Colossus, the world's first programmable electronic computer,
which was used to break the German Lorenz cipher (not Enigma, as some
Relevance to Unix? Well, without the world's first usable computer we
would not have the world's first usable OS, and M$ would probably reign
supreme by now...
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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