When you think of high tech, does weaving come to mind?

The ‪Jacquard ‪‎punch card ‪‎loom of the early 1800s informed ‎Hollerith’s late 1800s punch card tabulation used in U.S. and other censuses. The Hollerith ‎patent and business led to the hiring of salesman Thomas J. Watson and the transformation of the company into ‎IBM. See attached photo of Becky Beem holding two 80-column ‪‎Fortran punch cards popular in the 20th century.

Jacquard Hollerith IBM Gates.

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