This Day in Tech History – Calculating Everything

January 4

Just months before I was born, a piece of Technology that forever changed the world was released by a company that would later become the largest manufacturer of Personal Computers.  Hewlett Packard (HP) back in 1972 was a producer of electronic measuring devices and with the release of their handheld scientific calculator the HP-35.  With this move, the need for slide rules and reams of paper to complete complex calculations was coming to an end.


Posted on January 4, 2015 in This Day in Tech History

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