The 1890 US Census and the history of punchcard computing [feat. Grant of 3blue1brown fame]

From Standup Mathematician.

Thanks to Grant Sanderson (of 3blue1brown fame) for joining me on a fun day out! Best double-check you are definitely subscribed to their channel: https://www.youtube.com/3blue1brown

If you are ever in the Bay Area you should totally check out the Computer History Museum.
https://computerhistory.org/

Bubbles Whiting – Using Punch Cards – Hollerith and IBM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7jAOcc9kBU

Read more about the Hollerith Tabulator!
https://www.census.gov/history/www/innovations/technology/the_hollerith_tabulator.html

Ben Eater makes amazing videos about computing.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS0N5baNlQWJCUrhCEo8WlA

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CORRECTIONS
– Nothing yet. Let me know if you spot anything!

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