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Austrian computing pioneer Heinz Zemanek dead at 94

17
Jul
2014

Heinz Zemanek, who briefly put Austria in the vanguard of European computing in the 1950s with his “May Breeze” computer, has died in Vienna at the age of 94, his old university said. Zemanek designed and built the “May Breeze”, the first computer on mainland Europe to run purely on transistors instead of vacuum tubes, with the help of a group of students he enlisted at the Vienna University of Technology (TUV).

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