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By: Madeline Michelle History of Computers and the Internet By: Madeline Michelle
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. 1946-20,000 vacuum tubes later… 1948-baby and the Williams tube turn on the memories. 1954-The first successful high level programming language. 1962- The first computer game invented. 1964-Nickname for the mouse ( cuz the tail comes out the end) 1969-The original internet 1983- The first home computer 1985-Microsoft begins the friendly war with Apple.
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.
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 1941. First thoughts konrad Zuse’s about the logical and technical principles are going back to 1934.
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.
A methodical processs of finding and reducing the number of bugs, or defects in a computer program or a piece of electronic hardware.
A sequence of instructions written to preform a specified task for a computer.
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.
Underlies modern technology of electronic digital computers. Computer memory comprises small elements that may only be in two states-off/on- binary digit
The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, was the first general-purpose electronic computer.