1970-1980

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  • FLOPPY DISK

    FLOPPY DISK
    The floppy disk was invented by Alan Shugart, an IBM engineer.
    The disk nickname came from its flexibility and was 8 inches. The floppy disk was designed for loading microcodes into the controllers. At the time, It provided an easy way to transport data from computer to computer.
  • VDM-1

    VDM-1
    The VDM-1 was Invented by Lee Felsenstein, marked the first application of a memory-mapped alphanumeric video display for personal computers. We were able to use the visual display for our personal computers for games.
  • CRAY-1: SUPERCOMPUTER

    CRAY-1: SUPERCOMPUTER
    The cray-1 was designed by Seymour Cray and best known for its unique shape, a relatively small C-shaped cabinet with a ring of benches around the outside covering the power supplies. The Cray-1 was the first supercomputer to successfully complete the vector processor design. The supercomputer was used to improve math operations by arranging memory and registers to quickly perform a single operation on a large set of data.
  • APPLE 1

    APPLE 1
    Apple 1 was created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Apple 1 was the first computer with a single-circuit board, according to Stanford University. The Apple brand is still one of the most well-known electronic brands around the world
  • VISICALC

    VISICALC
    The VisiCalc was invented by Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston. The VisiCalc was the first computer spreadsheet program and allowed us to change any cell, which would recalculate the entire sheet automatically .