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2008-06-18 12:05:00

During the 60th Anniversary celebration of “Baby”, the forerunner of all modern computers, historians have released what they consider to be the oldest recordings of computer generated music.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.