History of Computers

Timeline created by clambert16
  • First Freely Programable Computer

    First  Freely Programable Computer
    In 1936 Konrad Zuse introduced the very first programable computer. This is important because this made other inventors want to stive to make the next best thing. Without this, we wouildn't have the computers we have today.
  • ABC Computer Business

    ABC Computer Business
    This is important because John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry created the very first Computer Business. I chose this because without the creation of this company, software and other technologys would be very far behind.
  • Manchester Baby Computer & The Williams Tube

    Manchester Baby Computer & The Williams Tube
    This is important because this was the very first step in making a stored program electronic computer. It had 2,048 bits in it. I chose this because this machine helped save a lot of time for storing data.
  • UNIVAC Computer

    UNIVAC Computer
    This computer is important because it evolutionized on how presidential elects are elected by counting vote. It saved a lot of time in talling votes. I chose this because I find it facinating on how these computers tally up votes so fastly.
  • FORTRAN Computer Programming Language

    FORTRAN Computer Programming Language
    This is important because it was created by college students of the world known company IBM. It translated numbers into programable settings. I chose this because I have many programs on my computer, and if IBM didn't invent this system than none of them would work. It is facinating how computers run software.
  • Spacewar Computer Game

    Spacewar Computer Game
    This is important because it was the very first computer game invented. It brought new meaning to playing games.It was a milestone for the computer gaming. I chose this because I enjoy playing video games.
  • Computer Mouse & Windows

    Computer Mouse & Windows
    This was the very first computer mouse. There was an icon that would move around the screen and was able to select things, all by moving your hand. The mouse is what the user uses the most on a computer. It was named a mouse because it had a tail come out of the back. I chose this because a mouse is a very important element in computers today.
  • WordStar Software

    WordStar Software
    Was the very first word processor. This product allowed people to switch from writing or typewriters to typing on a document inside a computer. It used binary code to translate 2 values of numbers into a letter in the alphabet. This saved people time and effort when it came to composing documents. I chose this because I hated writing. With word processing I can multitask, and type papers much faster.
  • Apple Lisa Computer

    Apple Lisa Computer
    Was the very first home computer created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wasniak. It was the first computer to have Grapic User Interface (GUI). It was one of the most advanced computers of its time having, protected memory, multitasking, and operating system. I chose this because I am a huge fan of apple, and I think its awesome how they created a piece of technology in Steve Jobs' garage.
  • The World Wide Web

    	The World Wide Web
    Alllowed people to view and surf through different web pages full of information. At the beginning of thee year only 50 web servers were known to exist. People and businesses use the web all over the world. Now the web has grown to millions of sites and many companies have evolved from this milestone. I chose this because most of us rely on the web. It has so many outlets and places where you can discover a new world. Its amazing how you have sites at your finger tips.
  • Google was Created

    Google was Created
    Google was introduced as a world wide web search engine. It let people type in keywords in what they wanted to search, and google would send back information on the sites that contain the information they wanted. It is largest search engine in the world. I chose this because I use google everyday and I think it is a great tool to find ansews in a couple of seconds.
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    History of Computers