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How large was the first computer?

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September 06, 2009 4:05PM

It depends what you mean by the first computer; arguably the first was the "difference engine" designed by Charles Babbage. This was a mechanical computer, a modern version, built to Babbage's design is 3.4 metres long by 2.1 metres high.