Torres Quevedo

Leonardo Torres Quevedo was “the most prodigious inventor of his time,” occupies a place of outstanding universal relief in the history of Science and Technology. He invented the first remote control device, the Telekino (1902), built the first passenger cableway in the world, the ferry Monte Ulia (1907), and, above all, his theoretical work summit on Automatic Test (1914), his chess (1914, 1922) and electromechanical aritmómetro (1920), the first computer to present sense of history, being implemented in several decades of computer pioneers of the twentieth century.

Alba i Carla, (11 years old). Salvador Espriu School. Badalona.

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