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Timeline of computer history
Transcript of Timeline of computer history
1976 Apple 1
It was a single board computer.
1943 Whirlwinds Installation.
Built a flight simulator to help train the bombers.
A) This impacted as it trained the bombers and help them.
B) This is more important because it help the army to train for war.
A) This was one the new computers that were small.
B) This date is more important because this is where the company apple started who brought many innovations.
1977 Apple 2
It was released with its printed circuit, motherboard, switching board supply. It also introduced brilliant color graphics
A) This impacted with a computer that could fit into a room.
B) This one one of apple first computers to come with everything in a small computer.
1983 Lisa computer
This was apple first Graphical User Interface (GUI).
A) This helped many people with idea of personal computers.
B) The was the beggining of the personal computer with GUI.
This was apple first successful mouse driven GUI.
A) This showed that everyone could have a mouse for their computer to interact with.
B) This was apple first mouse driven computer which lead to the generatons of computers.
1963 Computer mouse
This mouse was called because the cord came out like a black tail.
A) This led to a new way to use computers.
B) This is event is more important because it has the new innovation for PC's.
The first internet was called ARPANET.
A) This impacted history when the army used the internet to communicate.
B) This changed the way people communicated.
1954 FORTRAN computer language.
This was the first high level programming language that is successful.
A) This impacted the history by changing the way the computer was programmed.
B) This event is more important because it made the way for different programming languages.
1971 The floppy disk.
Nicknamed the floppy for its flexibility.
A) This impacted computer history by changing the way the infromation is holds information.
B) This was the new way to hold the information on the computer.
1991 Linus released Linux v 0.02
Linux is Unix OS, it was distributed open source. The free operating system.
A) This impacted history by having a free open source OS.
B) This event is important because it gave people a opportunity to have a different OS.
1962 The first commercial modem
These were made to transmit data for the army.
A) This impacted history be having the access to transmit data to another person.
B) This led the way to the world wide web and the new way to get information.
1964 BASIC language developed
This language could accept input and produce output.
A) This impacted history by letting people program in a new easier language than assembly or machine language.
B) This is an important event because it made it easier to make more usefull programs .
1996 High speed internet access
high speed internet becomes available through cable modem.
A) This impacted history by increasing the speed of the internet.
B) This event is more important because it made internet access faster and made the way to get more speeds.
Intel introduced the first dynamic ram chip and the first microprossesor chip, intel 4004.
A) This impacted the history by introducing new chip for computers.
B) This event is important because it was it first dynamic ram chip.
Email was invented.
A) This impacted history by changing the way people could use comptuers.
B) This event is important because people could now talk to another person using a computer for everyone.
The compact disk was invented.
A) This impacted history by a new way to give programs to other people.
B) This event was important because it changed from a floppy disk to cd which was better.
1983 Domain Name system
Domain name introduced edu, com, gov, net and org.
A) This impacted having a different names for different services.
B) This event is important because it made it easier to know what the different names of websites were.
1990 The World Wide Web in proposed.
Tims Burnee lee purposed a hypertext system which then began the modernt internet we have today.
A) This impacted the way people use the internet and computers.
B) This event is important because people now could use the internet to find information.
The transistor was developed at bell labs.
A) This impacted history by changing how computers were made.
B) This event is important because it made a new way to make computers without using vacuums
Larry wall introduced perl 1.0
A) This impacted history by adding a new language that was easier to use and to learn.
B) This event is important because people could now program easier.
The term wifi becomes part of the computer language.
A) This impacted history by allowing people to connect to the internet without wires.
B) This event is more important because it change the way people connected to the internet.
The first iPhone was invented by apple.
A) This impacted history by bringing many computer functions to a small device.
B) This event is more important because the computers were getting smaller and smaller and faster.
1946 first electric computer
The computer is called the ENIAC (electronic numerical integrator and computer). Weighs 30 tons and used 18 000 vacuums.
A) This impacted history by having an electric computer to do calculations
B) This event is important because it was one of the first few computers.
1972 Atari invented pong
This was the one of the first few successful games.
A) This impacted history by adding a new way to use computers.
B) This event was important because it was a successful game and is known even today.
It was the first standard operating system.
A) This impacted history by creating a new standard for operating system.
B) This event is important because it made the way for other Operating Systems.