This week it is exactly 75 years since German engineer Konrad Zuse invented what by many is recognized as the first working computer. It didn't survive the war. But Zuse's ideas did, giving us computing as we know it.
Russian authorities have corrected a mistake in part of a statue that honors the developer of one of Russia's most famous exports. Muscovites noticed the error in the 7.5 meter monument and alerted city chiefs.
Kraftwerk expertly mixed an electronic sound with a human touch. Former member Karl Bartos tells DW how the unique ensemble wrote its music before computers went mainstream - and why cycling hurt their style.
He was the grandson of composer Richard Wagner and like a stepson to Adolf Hitler. Wieland Wagner, credited with revitalizing the Bayreuth Festival after World War II, would have turned 100 this year.
On May 12, 1941, Konrad Zuse presented the Z3 - the first automatic, programmable computer. It didn't survive the war. But his ideas did, giving us computing as we know it.
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