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Andrew G and Cameron's tech timeline

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Cameron Devers

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John Von Neuman- 1945
In 1945 Neuman was studying how computers can be fixed structures, but are also able to be programmed and controlled. Neuman contributed to build new and faster computers. He was a major contributor to the first computer and helping improve memory and speed of computers.
By Andrew Gallagher
and Cameron Devers
Technology Timeline
Eniac- 1946
Was the first electronic general-purpose computer. It was digital and capable of being programmed to solve a full range of computer problems. Eniac stands for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator.
Univac- 1951
The Univac was the secondary computer made in the United States. The computer had a 1000 word memory. There were many Univac computers
The Univac was the second computer made in the United States. The computer had a 1000 word memory. There were many Univac computers made after the original with unbelievable improvements. Univac was an upgrade from the original computer the Eniac.

8 Bit-
Is a term that refers to integers, memory address, or other data units that are 8 bits wide.
Bill Gates- 1975
Best known for his invention of Microsoft. Microsoft is one of the most successful software companies ever. Since 1975 Microsoft's improvements are beyond what people can imagine, and Bill Gates keeps coming up with fantastic new ideas today. Bill Gates is now one of the richest men on Earth.
Steve Jobs- 1976
Steve Jobs is the creator of Apple computers. Jobs has changed the world forever with his smaller, cheaper, and more accessible computer, smartphones, and tablets. Every time somebody comes out with new and improved technology Jobs can top it. An Apple computer started in a garage and has become one of the largest computer companies in the world.
Apple- 1976
Apple 1 was the first Apple computer it was hand-made by Steve Wozniak. There were only 200 Apple 1's ever made. It had a monochrome 280 x 192 display, with a 40 x 24 text. Since the start Apple has grown bigger and bigger with newer and better products.
TRS-80- 1977
The TRS-80 was made by Tandy and Radio Shack and it was one of the first home computers ever. The product was a huge success. It had a 12 inch display and a 64 x 16 text. It also had an expansion, printer, and an optional serial port.
Internet- 1969
The Internet was a way to connect and communicate with other people through the computer. People can read others work and even respond back. Since the Internet the world has come together more. It is easier to keep in touch with a faraway relative. Since 1969 the Internet has grown beyond imagination, and as time moves on the Internet will grow.
Social Media- 1978
Social Media is interaction among people in which
they can share information and ideas. Geocities was the first known social media website. It was created in 1978. Since 1978 many different social networking systems have been created. Now the protection of people is more secure, but is still a problem to hackers. Some of the most known social media sites are Facebook, Twitter, and Myspace.
DOS(Disk Operating System)- 1981
DOS is software used in most computers that provides the abstraction and management of secondary storage devices and information on them.
Commodore 64- 1982
The C64 was identical to the Commorode VIC20, but was much more powerful with many features. There are about 17 million systems total. The C64's microprocessors supports two high-resolution graphic modes, smooth scrolling, bit mapping, character collision resolution and character mapped graphs.
Windows- 1983
Windows is a computer operating system created by Microsoft with a graphic user interference.
IBM PC-AT- 1984
Was much like all the computers of its time except one huge difference...? Size. It was much smaller and cheaper which changed computers forever.
Amiga- 1985
Included a 32 bit pre emotive multitasking GUI, 4 channel stereo sound, and video modes which provided up to 4,096 colors at once. It could also display multiple screens on a single monitor all at once.

MP3 Player- 1989
The MP3 player has changed the way people listen to music forever. The MP3 player was one of the first "smaller" music playing devices. The device took off in 1997. The MP3 player uses a compression format that can shrink audio tapes but keep the quality of sound.
HTML- 1990
HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language. HTML is a standardized system for tagging text files to achieve font, color, and hyperlink effects on World Wide Web pages.
World Wide Web-1991
The WWW is an information system on the internet that allows documents to be connected to other documents by hypertext links.
Pentium Chip- 1993
A Pentium chip is a computer microprocessor created by Intel Corporation. The chip uses double pipelines that allow it to process two commands at one time.
Windows 95- 1995
A consumer oriented operating system. It as a combination of MS-DOS and Windows products. It had significant changes from the previous two systems. It also moved from a 16-bit architecture to a 32- bit architecture. Windows 95 was a major success on the market.
Larry Page- 1998
Computer engineer Larry Page is known best for his invention of the search engine Google. Google lists web pages based on how popular the sites are. Page thought that the most popular web pages are the ones people want. Since the start Google has been the most popular search engine in the world.
Here is a video about the evolution of technology. (Next Slide)
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