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Eric Schmidt 2011 MacTaggart Lecture
Eric Schmidt in the 2011 MacTaggart Lecture noted: "You (UK) invented computers in both concept and practice. (It is not widely known, but the world’s first office computer was built in 1951 by Lyons’ chain of teashops!). Yet today none of the world’s leading exponents in these fields are from the UK.”
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Sunday Telegraph July 1st 2012, Christopher Middleton interviews Eric Schmidt as part of the paper’s campaign to "Make Britain Count" and in his comment on the interview repeats Eric Schmidt’s earlier notes on the role played by LEO in pioneering business computing. To view this article, click on the following link :
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