The History of Computers

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  • The Calculating Clock

    The Calculating Clock
    This calculator was built by German astronomer and mathematician, Wilhelm Schickard.
  • Blaise Pascal

    Blaise Pascal
    He invented the Pascaline Calculator.
  • Vacuum Tubes

    Vacuum Tubes
    They were first used.
  • Stepped Reckoner

    Stepped Reckoner
    The Stepped Reckoner was finished.
  • Jacquards Loom

    Jacquards Loom
    He stored instructions on punched cards.
  • Charles Babbage

    Charles Babbage
    The difference machine was created by Babbage.
  • Lady Augusta Ada

    Lady Augusta Ada
    First computer programer.
  • The Analytical Engine

    The Analytical Engine
    This engine was never completed, but Babbage worked on it until his death.
  • The Tide Predictor Analog Computer

    The Tide Predictor Analog Computer
    The Tide Predictor Analog Computer was invented by William Thomson.
  • Herman Hollerith

    Herman Hollerith
    He invented the Electronic Tabulating Machine.
  • Zuse computer

    Zuse computer
    A series of computers invented in Germany.
  • The Atanasoff-Berry Computer

    The Atanasoff-Berry Computer
    The ABC had almost 300 vacuum tubes at work.
  • The ENIAC

    The ENIAC
    This computer was invented.
  • Harvard's Mark I

    Harvard's Mark I
    The machine was invented.
  • Intergrated Circuit

    Intergrated Circuit
    The first Integrated Circuit was invented by William B. Shockley.
  • Transistors

    Transistors
    First transistors included of hearing aids and pocket radios.
  • Microprocessor

    Microprocessor
    This machine was first invented.
  • Gumpei Yokoi

    Gumpei Yokoi
    Yokoi invented the Game Boy.
  • Apple Inc.

    Apple Inc.
    They made their first iPad.
  • Dr. Grace Murray Hopper

    Dr. Grace Murray Hopper
    The first English-language data-processing compiler was invented by her.