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Computer Development

Timeline created by kcolton15 in Science and Technology
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
1318099 thoughtbubble101 small square Concept of a Computing Machine Alan Turing: Alan Turing develops the concept of a theoretical computing machine This was important because it started the whole evolution of computers.
Dall shep ram calling small square First RAM created F.C. Williams: F.C. Williams develops his cathode-ray tube (CRT) storing device the forerunner to random-access memory (RAM) This was important because RAM plays a vital part in computers today.
Japan small square First Electronic Computer Hideo Yamachito: The first electronic computer is created in Japan by Hideo Yamachito. This was a huge step forward in computer technology, and encouraged more advancements to be made because this electronic computer was proved possible.
Spintronics chip x220 small square First Silicon Chip First Silicon Chip was created by Kilby and Robert Noyce, This was important in advancement because it also plays a huge role in computers today and is still being developed to become better.
Floppy8 small square First Floppy Disk Created IBM invented the world's first floppy disk. This was a huge success considering RAM and ROM were not very reliable and still are not. Also began the evolution of removeable storage.
E mail 298x300 small square E-Mail Invented E-Mail was inveneted by Ray Tomlinson which was a significant invention. It is so great because it brought on a whole new idea of internet use and computer advancement ideas.
Radial rainbow small square First Personal Computer with Colored Graphics Apple Demonstrates the Apple II, which is a personal computer complete with color graphics. This was a significant event because the idea of color drew people to buy it more, and computers bbecame more widespread.
Optical mouse small square Computer Mouse Invented The first computer mouse was invented by Windows. This is a significant event because learning all the commands on the keyboard dettured people from buying and using computers. Using a mouse to navigate was much easier.
Internet small square The Internet The Internet, or World Wide Web was created! The internet changed everything. Comouters now were in a greater need and many advancements came from the invention of the internet.
Screen%20shot%202011 11 10%20at%2010.17.49%20am small square Google Created The invention of Google may not have done much in advancing the computer in its hardware, but Google became a worldwide phenominon and spread the use of the internet, therefore promoting people to buy a computer at home, which encouraged computer companies to create more advancements in technology.