The history of digital media

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  • First computer to store information

    First computer to store information
    Atanasoff and his graduate student,Clifford Berry,design a computer that can solve 29 equations
  • Calculator and Electronic Numerical Integrator

    Calculator and Electronic Numerical Integrator
    John Mauchly and J.Presper Eckert build the Electronic Numerical Integrator and calculator and it fills a twenty foot by forty foot room and has 18,000 vacuum tubes
  • First commercial computer for business and government applications

    First commercial computer for business and government applications
    Mauchly and presper received funding from Census Bureau to build the UNIVAC and it is the first commercial computer for business and government applications
  • Transistor

    Transistor
    William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain invented the transistor and they found out how to make a electric switch with solid materials and they did not need a vacuum
  • First computer language (COBOL)

    First computer language (COBOL)
    Grace hopper developed the first computer language and the it becomes known as COBOL
  • Networking computers

    Networking computers
    Lee Felsenstein had already begun working on networking computers before the development of PC, with his community memory project in the late 1970s
  • First public bulletin board using personal computers

    First public bulletin board using personal computers
    Ward Christensen and Randy Suess made the first public bulletin board using personal computers
  • Ufgate

    Ufgate
    Tim pozar developed ufgate and he was the first one to connect Fidonet world to the Internet world.
  • Google

    Google
    Larry Page and Sergey Brin made google in 1998 and Andy Bechtolsheim wrote a check for google which was $100,000 to a company that did not exist yet
  • Yahoo

    Yahoo
    Jerry yang,David Filo Made Yahoo in 1995 and Yahoo is a search engine and they were in electrical engineering when they were younger
  • Youtube

    Youtube
    Chad Hurley,Steve Chen,Jawed Karim made Youtube in 2005 and it was made to be a video sharing site
  • Twitter

    Twitter
    Evan Williams,Noah Glass,Jack Dorsey,Biz Stone created twitter in 2006 and twitter is an social networking service.
  • Tumblr

    Tumblr
    David karp created tumblr in 2007 and tumblr is a blogging platform.
  • Bing

    Bing
    Bing is owned by microsoft for live search and bing was made in 2009 and bing was supposed to be a display for microsoft
  • Instagram

    Instagram
    Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger made Instagram in 2010 and when they first launched it rapidly grew popularity