How Aristotle Invented The Computer

How Aristotle Invented The Computer

Walk into your data centre or through your office and you’ll see the fruits of the last 75 years or so of computing. But a recent article at The Atlantic looks back at the real origin of computing: mathematical logic. And it harks back all the way to Aristotle. It’s an interesting read, particularly, dare I say it, for younger IT professionals. Understanding history is a great way to understand why some trends keep coming back.