Hollerith (adj.)

1890, in reference to a punch-card system used in a mechanical tabulator and later for data processing in in the earliest computers, from name of U.S. inventor Herman Hollerith (1860-1929), who designed the system. For a time, in mid-20c. it sometimes was used figuratively in reference to modern society viewed as a processing machine.

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Hollerith (n.)
United States inventor who invented a system for recording alphanumeric information on punched cards (1860-1929);
Synonyms: Herman Hollerith