history of computers

Timeline created by mackenzieluge
  • Z1 computer

    Z1 computer
    Z1 was the very first programable computer.
    I chosse this becasue if we didnt have programs on computer we wouls be no were with technology.
  • Invension of the transistor

    Invension of the transistor
  • Computer Bug

    Computer Bug
    The term computer bug was first used by Grace Hopper I chose this becasue it is important we fiqured out what a bug is in a computer and spread the word around.
  • The first electrical computer

    The first electrical computer
    The first electronic computer is created in Japan by Hideo Yamachito. I choose this becasue i think it is important that the firt electrical computer was invented.
  • The first SIlicon Chip

    The first SIlicon Chip
    The first integrated circuit, or silicon chip, is produced by the US Jack Kilby & Robert Noyce I think this is important becasue if we didnt have silicon chip, the computers wouldnt have turned out as good as they did in out generation.
  • The computer mouse

    The computer mouse
    Douglas Engelbart invents and patents the first computer mouse (nicknamed the mouse because the tail came out the end) I chosse this becasue it is mportsnt that someone came up with the Computer mouse and was cleaver enough.
  • First floppy disk

    First floppy disk
    IBM creates the first floppy disk to store memory I choose this becasue if they wouldnt habve invented this, we would of had a way to save memory.
  • E-mail

    E-mail
    E-mail was invented by Ray Tomlinson I choose this becasue it is important becasue we have more to do with computers.
  • Micrsoft Copreration

    Micrsoft Copreration
    The Microsoft Corporation was founded April 4, 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800 I choose this becasue it is one of the biggest computer compnies.
  • The first Macintosh

    The first Macintosh
    Apple introduces the Macintosh with mouse and window interface I choose this becasue these computers are famous today, and this is where they got started.
  • PCs are sold in the U.S

    PCs are sold in the U.S
    Over 45 million PCs are in use in the United States. I choose this becasue people started buying computers.
  • The first X-box

    The first X-box
    Bill Gates introduces the Xbox on January 7th I choose and think this is important becasue many people like video games and think they are the best things ever.
  • Skype

    Skype
    Skype announces that it has over 100 million registered users.