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The History Of Computers!

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Tayla Anderson

on 13 August 2009

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Transcript of The History Of Computers!

The History Of Computers! THE EARLIEST COMPUTER! the earliest computer was the abacus, which was beads on a wire frame that helped people calculate and count. THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPUTERS The first computer was developed im 1642
and consisted of gears and wheels. From this
point on computers just kept getting built on until
they finaly had 5 generations of computers invented. WHAT DO COMPUTERS HELP US WITH? Computers help us with:
calculations
research
Storing & processing information
Data & information
Were developed between 1940-1956.
They were large in size
Expensive
Unreliable
Slow with low memory
Generated lots of heat 1ST GENERATION COMPUTERS! 2ND GENERATION COMPUTERS! Stronger than the 1st generation
Faster
Cheaper
Smaller
Transistors
Computer programming languages developed. 3RD GENERATION Developed between 1965-1974
Networking was introduced
Intergrated chip
Increased speed and efficiency
smaller OUR TECHNOLOGY LINKED WITH COMPUTERS! Some of the technology that connects to computers:
Video cameras
cameras
Ipods
Video Games
Personal organisers
COMPUTERS IN THE FUTURE! Smaller
Society will control it
Digital conversions
Artificial intelligenece
Students lives will be easier
The price will go up
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