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Kevin Kim Computers

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  • Jan 3, 990

    First "computer"

    First "computer"
    The very first mechanical computer was able to answer basic math questions. This machine was brought to Spain by the French monk Gerbert d'Aurillac from Moors.
  • Period: Jan 3, 990 to

    History of computer

  • Alan Turing

    Alan Turing
    Alan Turing was the first to think of the modern computer. He provided a blueprint of a computer that is similar to the modern computer.
  • The First Bug

    The First Bug
    "Grace Hopper" was the first person to use the word “bug” for a computer error. Bugs were named because a dead moth made a computer print an error message.
  • The First Supercomputers

    The First Supercomputers
    The very first supercomputers were made during 1960s, by Seymour Cray working at the Control Data Corporation. These were not used by the public.
  • The First Multitasking Computer

    The First Multitasking Computer
    Leo III was the first computer that was able to multitask. This was important because you could only run one program at a time before the multitasking computer came out. You would have to close other programs before being able to start a new program. Leo III was created at J. Lyons and Co.
  • Intel Releases the First "Public" Microprocessor

    Intel Releases the First "Public" Microprocessor
    The Intel 4004 was the first microprocessor available to the public. Also, it was the first CPU and was 4bit. ( We have 64 bit microprocessors today.)
  • The First Unix Operating System is released

    The First Unix Operating System is released
    Unix System V was the first software platform that Unix created. It was released during 1983. Unix was created by employees working for At&t at Bell Labs.
  • The First Version of Mac is Released

    The First Version of Mac is Released
    The Mac OS was the first software, created by Apple. This software was used in the Macintosh and was one the first software systems. This was created during 1984. Apple is located in Silicon Valley, CA.
  • The First Version of Windows is Released

    The First Version of Windows is Released
    Windows 1.0 was a 16 bit platform, released Nov. 20, 1985. This was the first Windows released. Windows is created by Microsoft. The headquarters of Microsoft is located in Redmond, WA.
  • Windows 8 Beta

    Windows 8 Beta
    Windows 8 beta will be released to the public during February 2012. Windows 8 will be the sucessor to Windows 7,