Computer History

  • The Z1 Computer made

    The Z1 Computer made
    Konrad Zuse creates the Z1 Computer a binary digital computer using punch tape
    (I chose this because this was a revolutionary thing for computer history, one of the first electronic computers)
  • ABC Computer Prototype Made

    ABC Computer Prototype Made
    John Vincent Atanasoff and Clifford Berry develop the ABC (Atanasoft-Berry Computer) prototype I chose this because it shows the advancements made with the computer and how much closer they were to us
  • MARK Series

    MARK Series
    Howard Aiken and Grace Hopper designed the MARK series of computers at Harvard University This was one of the first super computers, which is why I chose it
  • Chess

    Claude Shannon builds the first machine that plays chess I chose this to show that they made a computer to do more complex tasks

    UNIVAC I (UNIVersal Automatic Computer I) was introduced - the first commercial computer made in the United States and designed principally by John Presper Eckert & John W. Mauchly I chose this because it was one of the first marketed computers
  • Optical Cable Made

    Optical Cable Made
    Optical fiber was invented by Basil Hirschowitz, C. Wilbur Peters, and Lawrence E. Curtiss I chose this because it was the first step to a digital cameras
  • Unimate

    General Motors puts the first industrial robot, Unimate, to work in a New Jersey factory.
  • Computer Mouse

    Computer Mouse
    Douglas Engelbart invents and patents the first computer mouse (nicknamed the mouse because the tail came out the end)
  • RAM

    Intel introduces the world's first available dynamic RAM ( random-access memory) chip and the first microprocessor, the Intel 4004.
  • Apple

    Apple Computers was founded Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs