Computer science

History of Computer Science

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    History of Computer Science

  • Chalres Babbage

    Chalres Babbage
    The Analytical Engine was meant to solve any mathematical task and to be programmed by punched cards. Punched cards contained digital information represented by holes in certain positions in the stiff paper.
  • Ada Byron

    Ada Byron
    Ada wrote a letter to Babbage describing a plan for how the engine might calculate Bernoulli numbers.These are a series of rational numbers. This is now known as the first computer program. A software language developed by the U.S. Department of Defense was named After her in 1979
  • Tabulating machine

    Tabulating machine
    Produced a set of astronomical tables. Bought by the Dudley Observatory. The first one did not make it far. Its second one had a useful life.
  • Arthur Scherbius

    Arthur Scherbius
    Arthur Scherbius patents the Enigma cipher machine in 1918. These machines were sold to the german military. There was around 30,000 sold all together.
  • Konrad Zuse

    Konrad Zuse
    Created the first fully functional program-controlled electromechanical digital computer. It was created in 1941 but destroyed in 1944 during the war
  • Heading towards colleges

    Heading towards colleges
    In1962, computer science became a discipline. The first department of computer science was formed at the University of Perdue.
  • Apple 1

    Apple 1
    The first apple computer was sold for onlx $600 !!!
  • TRS-80 Color Computer

    TRS-80 Color Computer
    Home computer launched in 1980. It was one of the earliest, and most successful, of the early generation of personal computers
  • Smartphones

    the smartphone becomes more and more popular.