Old and new calculators, combined as a promotional product.View Artifact Detail
First Steps on the Path to Computers
Banks calculating interest. Kids dividing up cookies. Engineers designing bridges. We make calculations every day. And for as long as we’ve juggled numbers greater than our fingers and toes, we’ve sought aids to make computations easy and accurate.
For centuries, calculators were the only machines to help us compute. A long lineage of devices stretching from the ancient abacus to today’s digital computer.