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France Rode, inventor of pocket calculator HP-35

Ljubljana, 30 November - As a young electrical engineer, France Rode (1934-2017) joined Hewlett-Packard, where he worked on the team that invented the first pocket calculator. This was only one of his many ground-breaking achievements facilitating the development of modern electronics in what has since become known as Silicon Valley.

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Slovenian electrical engineer and inventor France Rode (1934-2017)
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A HP-35 scientific calculator, invented by a team at Hewlett-Packard featuring Slovenian engineer France Rode (1934-2017), on display at the Slovenian Technical Museum.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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A HP-35 scientific calculator, invented by a team at Hewlett-Packard featuring Slovenian France Rode (1934-2017), on display at the Slovenian Technical Museum.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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