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1 By: Madeline Michelle History of Computers and the Internet By: Madeline Michelle

2  1936-First freely programmable computer.  1942-Who was first in the computing biz is not always as easy as ABC.  1944-The Harvard mark 1 computer.  ,000 vacuum tubes later…  1948-baby and the Williams tube turn on the memories.  1954-The first successful high level programming language.  The first computer game invented.  1964-Nickname for the mouse ( cuz the tail comes out the end)  1969-The original internet  The first home computer  1985-Microsoft begins the friendly war with Apple.

3  In 1952, A.S. Douglas wrote his PhD degree at the University of Cambridge on Human- Computer interraction. Douglas created the first graphical computer game - a version of Tic-Tac-Toe. The game was programmed on a EDSAC vaccuum-tube computer, which had a cathode ray tube display.

4  Today, in the whole world Konrad Zuse almost is unanimosly accepted as the creator / inventor of the first free programmable computer with a binary floating point and switching system, which really worked. This machine – called Z3 was completed in his small workshop in Berlin in First thoughts konrad Zuse’s about the logical and technical principles are going back to 1934.

5  The Internet was originallt created by the United States government as a way for the millitary to access their various computers around the world during the Cold War.

6  A methodical processs of finding and reducing the number of bugs, or defects in a computer program or a piece of electronic hardware.

7 invented the first microcomputer, or desktop…

8  A sequence of instructions written to preform a specified task for a computer.

9  His designs won the competition for the 1890 US census, chosen for their ability to count combined facts. These machines reduced a ten- year job to three months. Saved the taxpayers five million dollars, and earned him an 1890 Columbia PhD.

10  Underlies modern technology of electronic digital computers. Computer memory comprises small elements that may only be in two states-off/on- binary digit

11  The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, was the first general-purpose electronic computer.

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