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Joseph Beverley Fenby

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Joseph Beverley Fenby (1841–1903) was an English mechanical engineer and inventor who designed a device that would record a sequence of keyboard strokes onto paper tape. [1]

9 relations: Beverley, Computer, Herman Hollerith, Liverpool, Phonograph, Piano roll, Player piano, Thomas Edison, Tripolina.


Beverley is a historic market town, civil parish and the county town of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming.

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Herman Hollerith

Herman Hollerith (February 29, 1860 – November 17, 1929) was an American inventor who developed an electromechanical punched card tabulator to assist in summarizing information and, later, accounting.

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Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.

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The phonograph is a device for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound.

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Piano roll

A piano roll is a music storage medium used to operate a player piano, piano player or reproducing piano.

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Player piano

A player piano (also known as pianola) is a self-playing piano, containing a pneumatic or electro-mechanical mechanism that operates the piano action via pre-programmed music recorded on perforated paper, or in rare instances, metallic rolls, with more modern implementations using MIDI.

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Thomas Edison

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor.

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The Tripolina is a folding chair made out of wood with metal swivel joints and animal hide.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Beverley_Fenby

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