Computers

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  • Computer programming

    Computer programming
    Alan Turing had the idea of ​​a computer that could be programmed to do different things.
  • Invention of the Microchip

    Invention of the Microchip
    Jack Kilby invented the microchip. Microchips are small but can store a lot of information. They helped make computers smaller. At that time Kilby had just joined the staff to solve the problems of connection of electronic components of the company, responsible for developing and marketing semiconductors and computer technology.
  • Invention of the internet

    Invention of the internet
    The invention of the Internet took many years, but it dates back to the 1960s, when the USSR (Soviet Russia) launched a satellite into space called Sputnik. The launch motivated scientists and researchers in the United States to begin exploring new technologies that led to the beginnings of the Internet.
  • Computers used from home

     Computers used from home
    In the 1970s, computers were smaller and cheaper, so people started using them at home. Integrated circuits began to be used, which allowed lower costs while increasing the processing capacity and reducing the size of the machines
  • Computers with games

    Computers with games
    In the 1980s, computer games were very popular. Many people bought computers just to play games.
  • Invented the World Wide Web (WWW)

    Invented the World Wide Web (WWW)
    In 1989, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web (WWW), which is a way of organizing information on the Internet, allowing documents to be connected to other documents through things called links. The links allow the WWW user to search for information from one document to another.