The Evolution of the computer

Timeline created by Ausuma
  • Analytical Engine

    Analytical Engine
  • Early Inventions

    Early Inventions
    There are different classsifications of the computer because no single device can be defined as a computer.Some early inventions of the computer are the electronic calculator and the abacus.
  • World's First Digital Computer

    World's First Digital Computer
    The Antanasoff-Berry Computer (ABC) was the World's First electronic digital computer.First made in 1937,by a college phyics proffesor ,John Atanasoff and his friend Clifford Berry.Built at Iowa state college.
  • ABC Computer

    ABC Computer
    The inventor was John Atanasoff & Clifford Berry and they created the ABC computer.At first it was only desighned to solve linear equations.
  • Harvard Mark-1 is created

    Harvard Mark-1 is created
    Built by Harvard proffesor Howard Aiken.The machine was fifty feet long and was used to produce mathmatical tables.
  • Invention of ENIAC

    The Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer was the first programmable general-purpose electronic digital computer. The ENIAC was also enormous.It was 50-30 foot and had about 18,000 vaccum tubes,70,000 resistors, 10,000 capacitors, 6,000 switches, and 1,500 relays.
  • Invention of ERA

    Invention of ERA
    The Engineering Research Associates built the ERA 1001.The ERA's first customer was the U.S Navy.IT held 1 million bits on its magnetic drum.Read and Write heads both recoreded data and stored 4,000 words and retrieved them as little as five-thosands of a!
  • UNIVAC Computer

    UNIVAC Computer
    UNIVAC, which stood for Universal Automatic Computer, was developed by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly.It was built for the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.The UNIVAC was used to predict the result of the 1952 presidential election.
  • First computer game

    First computer game
    Spacewar Computer Game
    The First computer game was invented in 1962 by Steve Russell. Spacewar! was the first game planned for computer use. Russell used a MIT PDP-1 mainframe computer to design his game.
  • Microsoft Windows

    Microsoft Windows
    Microsoft announces development of WIndows a graphical user interface (GUI).Bill Gates introduced Microsoft with the help of his friend,Paul Allen.Along with Windows, Microsoft also created several computer programs, including Microsoft Word.