Factoring of a 100-Digit Number

Factoring of a 100-digit number was accomplished on October 11, 1988, Continue reading

Invention of Slide Ruler

Englishman Robert Bissaker invented the slide ruler in 1654. Continue reading

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Gottfried Wilhelm (von) Leibniz (/ˈlaɪbnɪts/;[5] German: [ˈɡɔtfʁiːt ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn ˈlaɪbnɪts] or [ˈlaɪpnɪts]; French: Godefroi Guillaume Leibnitz; 1 July, 1646 [O.S. 21 June] – 14 November 1716) was a German polymath and philosopher who occupies a prominent place in the history of mathematics, the history of philosophy, having developed differential and integral calculus independently of Isaac Newton. Continue reading

Treatise on Binary Mathematics

Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, a German mathematician and philosopher wrote the Treatise on Binary Mathematics on March 1679. Continue reading