History of Computing Project

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  • Period: Jan 1, 1550 to

    History of the Computer

  • Napier's Bones

    Napier's Bones
    Scottish Mathematician. Multiplication Tables inscribed on wood.
  • Pascaline

    Blaise Pascal made first operational calculating machine. Could only add or subtract. Made to help his father calculate his sums of money.
  • Step Reckoner

    Step Reckoner
    Gottfield von Lebiniz His calculating machine could multiply, divide, and evalulate square roots. Proposed first Binary Number System.
  • Jacquard Loom

    Jacquard Loom
    silk weaver
    real name was Joseph-marie jacquard
    Developed use of punchcards to change the pattern
  • Charles Babbage

    Charles Babbage
    Father of the computer Made 2 types of Engines:
    First type is Difference Engine
    Second type was Analytical Engine Did not got finaced so never could build the actual machine
    17,000 euros used of the govermants money but never finished
    His envention was built in the 20thcentury by another man
  • The Punch Card Machine

    The Punch Card Machine
    Hermen Hollerith made the first Contribution to the Census Census of 1890
  • Ada Augusta Byron

    Ada Augusta Byron
    Consisdered the first computer programmer
    worked on Babbages idea and wrote codes to test it