Computer Evolution

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    This computer was made in 1936 to 1938. This was created by a German man named Konrad Zuse in his parents living room. This is considered to be the first electrical binary programmable computer.
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    ABC Computer

    The Abc Computer was made by Professor John Vincent Atanasoff and graduate student Cliff Berry. US Federal Judge Earl R. Larson said that the ENIAC made by Eckert and Mauchly was not the first computer and named Atanasoff the inventor of the electronic digital computer.
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    The ENIAC was made by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the University of Pennsylvania. This computer took up 1,800 square feet and used about 18,00 vacuum tubes, weighing around 50 tons. Even though the Judge said that the ABC computer was the first digital computer, many still consider the ENIAC to be the first digital computer.
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    This computer is known to be the computer that ran the first graphical computer game. It’s also known to be the first stored program electronic computer.
  • IBM 701

    This is the first electric computer and first mass produced computer. This computer had 2 electrostatic storage units that held 72 cathode-ray tubes (CRTs), sufficient to provide 2048 36-bit words. It also had 3 power supply and distribution units, and a electronic analytical and control unit (CPU).
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    MIT brings in the the Whirlwind machine on March 8, 1955, this was the first ever digital computer with a magnetic core and real-time graphics. It’s design was built by Jay Forrester and Jan Aleksander Rajchman. This computer took up 3,300 square feet and is known as the to what lead to the SAGE.
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    The TX-O was the first transistorized computer that was made at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1956. They built this for experimenting high-speed digital computers for testing transistor circuitry and very large magnetic core memory. It used 3,600 tubes and 64k RAM.
  • PDP-1

    Benjamin Gurley was the lead engineer on the project. The PDP- 1 is known for being the first computer that did the most essential role in the making of hacker culture at MIT and BBN. The PDP-1 is the original hardware for making Steve Russell’s Spacewar. The PDP-1 is famous for being the building blocks in the creation of hacker culture.
  • Xerox Alto

    This is considered to be the first workstation computer that was introduced in 1974. The computer was important for its time and included a fully functional computer, display, and mouse. The computer works like many computers today using windows, menus and icons as an interface to its operating system. This computer was built by the Xerox PARC which is short for 'Xerox Palo Alto Research Center.'
  • Altair 8800

    In 1975 Ed Roberts got the cover of making the first personal computer when he introduced the Altair 8800. Although the first personal computer is considered as the Kenback-1. The Kenback-1 computer used a series of switches to input and output data from turning on and off a series of lights. The Altair 8800 had 1024 word memory board populated with 256 bytes.
  • IBM 5100

    The IBM 5100 is the first portable computer, which was introduced on September 1975. The computer weighed 55 Ibs and had a five inch CRT display, tape drive, 1.9MHz PALM processor, and 64KB of RAM.
  • Apple I

    In 1976 the first apple computer known as the Apple 1 was made by Steve Wozniak. The board required a video display monitor, an ASCII encoded keyboard, and an AC connected power unit supplying 8 volts at 3 amps and 28 volts at 1 amp. Aside from the 6502 microprocessor running at 1.023 MHz, the Apple included four kilobytes of memory (enough to run BASIC), expandable to 8KB on board, or 64KB using expansion cards.
  • Osborne I

    This is considered to be the first truly portable computer or laptop. This was released on April 1981. The Osborne I was made by Adam Osborne and weighed 24 pounds, had a 5-inch display, 64 KB of memory, two 5 1/4" floppy drives, and a moden.
  • PC Clone

    The first PC clone was made by Compaq, the "Compaq Portable" was release in March 1983 and was 100% compatible with IBM computers and software that ran on IBM computers.
  • Turbo PC

    Dell released its first computer the Turbo PC in 1985. It featured an Intel 8088 compatible processor running at speed of Mhz, Also has 5.25" Floopy drive and a 10mb hard drive.
  • Zen 4

    This was a code name for a CPU microarchitecture by AMD, released on September 27, 2022. It uses TSMC's N5 process for CCDs and powers Ryzen 7000 mainstream desktop processors.