computers from the start

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    IBM introduces the electric typewriter

    IBM introduced the electric typewriter
    type writers were the stepping stones for moddern day computers. They also made it easier for authors to write
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    Konrad Zuse completes his Z1 calculating machine

    Konrad Zuse completes his Z1 calculating machine
    Need to be able to calculate for computers to work of course!
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    John Mauchly and J.Presper Eckert propose a digital electronic version of Vannevar Bush's differential analyzer.

    An electronic version of the analyzer, we are moving from physical to digital before your eyes
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    colossus

    Colossus: Alan Turing develops the the code-breaking machine Colossus
    This machine allowed people to break code. As we know, todays computers are practically made of code
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    interacctive computer

    Douglas Engelbart theorised on interactive computing with keyboard and screen display instead of on punchcards
    Interacting with the computer with keyboard and screen, like modern day laptops
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    silicon chip

    Silicon chip: The first integrated circuit, or silicon chip, was produced by the US Jack Kilby & Robert Noyce
    Silicon chips are uber important in todays computers
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    first computer game

    The first computer game Spacewar Computer Game invented BY Steve Russell & MIT
    Computer games! Revolutionary for childrens entertainment, and revolutionary for teachers visual teaching students
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    microsoft

    Microsoft Corporation: The Microsoft Corporation was founded April 4, 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800
    This is important because Microsoft is one of the two biggest computer companies out there, without microsoft I doubt even Apple would have gotten as big seeing as Apple and Microsoft are always competing.
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    apple

    Apple: Apple Computers was founded Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs
    Apple is the other biggest computer company out there, without apple I wouldn't be typing this now
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    google

    Google is founded by Sergey Brin and Larry Page on September 7, 1998
    Google is so fantastic it has become a verb! It allows you to type in a word, phrase, or question and will give you hundreds of thousands of sites to choose from to get the info you require! It even paved the way for Bing and Yahoo, of course nobody says "let's bing it!"