The modern computer owes a lot to the
innovativeness of many people, one of which was George Stibitz, who is sometimes called
the father of the digital computer.
Stibitz joined Bell Telephone where he worked in the labs as a maths consultant.
Stibitz's interest in computers came from 1937 when he was asked to study ways to improve
the magnetical/mechanicle telephone relays of the time. In November of 1937 he constructed
the first two-digit binary adder. The next year he developed a complex calculator. Several
computers were constructed using the basic principles he introduced. In total he recieved