History of Computers and Computing, The birth of the modern computer
So, who invented the computer?
(Un)fortunately, there is not a simple answer to this question. The modern computer is such a complex amalgam of logic and engineering, that it would be ludicrous to single out any one person as THE INVENTOR.
In this section I will present some people, who laid the theoretical foundation of the modern computer, and will try to discover when and where was born the modern digital electronic computer: