History of computers

Timeline created by lweldon16
  • Alan Turing

    Alan Turing
    Alan Turing develops the concept of a theoretical computing machine
  • Pilot ACE

    Pilot ACE
    Donald Watts Davies joins Alan Turing to build the fastest digital computer in England at the time, the Pilot ACE
  • Silicon chip

    Silicon chip
    The first integrated circuit, or silicon chip, is produced by the US Jack Kilby & Robert Noyce
  • The Computer Mouse

    The Computer Mouse
    Douglas Engelbart invents and patents the first computer mouse
  • Word processor

    Word processor
    IBM introduces the first word processor
  • Compact disc

    Compact disc
    The compact disc is invented in the United States.
  • Apple

    Apple
    Apple Computers was founded Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs
  • 10 million sold

    10 million sold
  • Apple Macintosh

    Apple Macintosh
    Apple introduces the Macintosh with mouse and window interface
  • 1975

    1975
    The Microsoft Corporation was founded April 4, 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800