The computers we use today have woolly beginnings. If it wasn't for the invention of the Jacquard loom, the modern-day computer may have never have been invented.

In the early 19th Century, Joseph Marie Jacquard invented a remarkable machine that reinvigorated the fashion industry - and ultimately led to the modern computer.

Life: Connected is a video series from BBC Future focusing on how digital culture and technologies pervade everything we do.

Video script: Arabella Turek

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