Zuse Z4 - Oldest Surviving Computer in the World - Lost in the archives

osi.superboard osi.superboard at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 08:07:49 CDT 2020

A few days ago, it was published on BLOC at CACM that a lost user manual 
for the Z4 and notes on flutter calculations was found in the ETH Zürich 
archives. See:

Zuse Z4, a relay computer of 1945,  however, due to lack of 
documentation, its functionality was largely unknown. Now a manual for 
the machine has appeared at ETH Zurich, that was buried in the archives. 
And this in the digital age ...


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