technology through the ages

  • high-level programming language

    high-level programming language
    The first high-level programming languages were created in the early 1950’s. They enable programmers to write programs that are independent of particular types of computers.
  • UNIX operating system

    UNIX operating system
    The UNIX operating system is a multi-user multitasking operation. The first commercial system was installed in 1972 at the New York Telephone Co.
  • Altair

    The Altair 8800 was a microcomputer designed in 1975, based off of the Intel 8080 CPU.
  • Apple

    On April fools day in 1976 Steve jobs and Steve Wozniak created the first apple computer.
  • The CRAY-1

    The CRAY-1
    a supercomputer designed by Cray Research. Its first use was seen in 1976 in the Los Alamos National Library.