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The Discovery that Links Ancient Greece with the IT Revolution

Antikythera mechanismThe Antikythera mechanism was the first known computer. Credit: Tilemahos Efthimiadis/Wikimedia commons/CC BY 2.0

The Antikythera mechanism is an ancient Greek hand-powered orrery, described as the oldest analog computer in the world.

By Dr. Constantine Passaris

Ancient Greece has endowed humanity with many significant accomplishments of human endeavour. Indeed, it has created a monumental footprint and an inspiring legacy in a diverse range of human accomplishments.

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