History of Computers

Timeline created by tomwarne12
  • first computer

    first computer
    the first computer was thought of and designed by charles babbage. It was made in 1822. Babbage first called it the difference engine.
  • first electronic computer

    The first electonic computer (transistorized computers emerge) was made by John Bacus.
  • the internet

    the internet
    The Internet as we know it today first started being developed in 1969 by Robert Taylor. However, the initial idea was Leonard Kleinrock's.
  • game consoles

    game consoles
    A video game console is a device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game. The term "video game console" is used to distinguish a console machine primarily designed for consumers to use for playing video games in contrast to arcade machines or home computers. It includes the home video game consoles, the handheld game consoles, the microconsoles and the dedicated consoles.
  • online gaming

    online gaming
    Online games are played over some form of computer network, typically on the Internet. One advantage of online games is the ability to connect to multiplayer games, although single-player online games are quite common as well.
  • netflix

    netflix
    netflix is a paid for website and app that allows you to watch films on the computer or any othger device.
  • bing

    bing
    it is a websearch engine. it was created in 1998. it is viewed as an alternative for google.
  • invisability machine

    invisability machine
    proffesor john howle at the university of rochester has composed a series of lenses that work to bend light around an object when you look through them. thus making the object invisable.
  • social network

    social network
    in 2001 wikipedia was created and apple started selling ipods. in 2004 facebook was made for puples at harvard colledge. everything started from there.
  • twitter

    twitter
    Twitter was launched as a social networking and microblogging site, enabling members to send and receive 140-character messages called tweets. there are other websites that do the same thing however.