At what point did computing begin?

Many people claim that computing began in the eighties and others who know a little more say that it did in the thirties. Both this classes of thinkers recall huge processors that could measure as half a house and consuming what today is considered an enormous amount of electric power. But in reality the foundations of what today we generally know as computing comes from many more years ago, even thought it was a “different” computing…still it was a form of “computing”.

First let’s see the etymology of the word COMPUTATION: it comes from the Latin “computatio”, which


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