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Jacquard's Loom

The Jaqcuard Machine was invented in 1804 by the French Weaver and Merchant, Joseph Marie Jacquard.
Jacquard's Loom was a predecessor to Jacques de Vaucanson's loom (1745). It introduced the punched-card technology.
Jacquard's loom had a large impact at the time, and on technology today.
At the time, it made the production of textiles more efficient. Over a century later,
the input-output technology used in the loom was used as the foundation for the Analytial Engine.
Jacquard's Loom was one of the first devices that allowed for unskilled workers to do "skilled" work. All the workers had to do was monitor the machine.

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