TIL that the first conception of a computer was in 1837 (and was called an “analytical engine” at the time) by whatilearned July 22, 2021, 1:59 am Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Analytical_Engine What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote analyticalcalledcomputerconceptionengineTILtimeToday I learned See more Previous article What is the best show/series to binge? Next article Stop posting about vowels 2 Comments Leave a Reply And can’t run Oregon Trail. Trash. Log in to Reply Of course. Computer was the job title for someone who did computations. It wasn’t until machines were making the job obsolete that they came to be known as “computers “. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.