The History of Humanities Computing

Timeline created by tylerb1
  • In 1949 Father Roberto Busa began to make an index verborum about 11 million words.

    In 1949 Father Roberto Busa began to make an index verborum about 11 million words.
  • 1970 Symposium in Cambridge

    The focal point computing in humanities.
  • Development of the Association for the Literary and Linguistic

    Every year they would produce up to 3 bulletins for every other association to follow.
  • Apple Macintosh

    Apple Macintosh
  • The Association for Computers

    This association had developed out of the International Conference of Computing.
  • IBM PCs

    IBM PCs
  • Beowulf Workstation

    Created by Patrick Conner Patrick Conner
  • Electronic Mail

    Electronic Mail
    Facilities for sending and recieving electronic mail across international boundaries
    Provided by most academic computing services
  • The Journal

    They had a journal called the the Literary and Linguistic computing
  • Ansaxnet

  • ListServ and Humanist

    ListServ and Humanist
    First message was sent out
    Willard McCarty
  • Humanities Computing Yearbook

    Humanities Computing Yearbook
    First edited by Ian Lancashire and Willard McCarty
  • First Web Browser

    First Web Browser
    The first Web browser, Mosaic, is created.
  • First Search Engine

    First Search Engine
    Open Text SGML
  • First Archive

    First Archive
    The Orlando Project creates an archive of Women's Writing. Short biographies, histories, and world events are included.
  • Multimedia

    Multimedia
    Multimedia files can be hyperlinked with words.