Tech Trough Time

  • The Analytical Machine

    Generally the first computer
  • PC

    1940 and 1945- A small, relatively inexpensive computer designed for an individual user
  • Von Neumann Architecture

    which forms the core of nearly every computer system in use today

    The world's first electronic digital computer was developed by Army Ordnance to compute World War II ballistic firing tables

    first commercially available computer
  • High-level Programming Language

    and released commercially in 1957- to understand any HLL, a compiler translates the high level language into either assembly language or machine code
  • UNIX operating system

    is a multitasking, multi-user computer operating system
  • Holes In Cards

    piece of stiff paper that contains digital information represented by the presence or absence of holes
  • Altair

    microcomputer design from 1975 based on the Intel 8080 CPU and sold by mail order through advertisements
  • CRAY-1

    supercomputer designed, manufactured, and marketed by Cray Research
  • Apple

    prominent hardware and software company best known for its series of personal computers
  • First Electronic Spreadsheet

    VisiCalc was the first computer spreadsheet program
  • Macintosh

    is a series of personal computers (PCs) designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc
  • Windows

    is a personal computer operating system from Microsoft that, together with some commonly used business application