Innovator of the loom that bears his name, Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752-1834) developed the first loom to weave designs into cloth. It was also recognized as the first machine to employ the punch-card technology, that would eventually program the computer of the mid-twentieth century.
Emordnilap, what does that mean? Put simply, it describes a word that reads as another word when spelled backward. You see, emordnilap is the word palindrome spelled backward! A palindrome is a word or phrase that reads the same whether you spell it forwards or backward: "kayak," "madam," "racecar," and "refer" are some examples. And we have more palindrome examples for you to peruse.