History of the Computer / Internet (DRAM: Dynamic Random-Access Memory is…
History of the Computer / Internet
Jacquard Loom: device fitted to a power loom that simplifies the process of manufacturing textiles
IBM: International Business Machines Corporation Ameican Multinational technology company
Turning Machine: Abstract machine that manipulates symbols on a strip of tape according to a table of rules
J.V . Atanasoff invented the first electronic digital computer
Integrated Circuit: an electronic circuit formed on a small piece of semiconducting material, performing the same function as a larger circuit made from discrete components.
Floppy Disk: Flexible removable magnetic disk, typically encased in hard plastic, used for storing data.
WiFi: A facility allowing computers, smartphones, or other devices to connect to the internet or communicate with one another wirelessly within a particular area.
Iphone: smartphone made by apple that combines an ipod, tablet, digital camera, and cellular phone. Device includes internet browsing and networking capabilities.
Microsoft: Technology corporation that focuses on the development and implementation of software used on computers and on the world web. The company's Microsoft windows operating system is the most widely used operating system in the world. It was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates, who is the CEO.
Facebook: Popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload pictures, send messages, and keep in touch with friends and family. It is available in 37 different languages.
Youtube: free video hosting website that allows members to store and serve video content. Yo9utube members and website visitors can share youtube videos on a variety of web platforms by using a link
IPad: Touch screen tablet made by apple. It's a netbook without a keyboard. It has a multitouch LED b backlit front display and weighs 1.5 pounds. The battery is supposed to last 10 hours.
DRAM: Dynamic Random-Access Memory is a type of random-access memory that swtor4es each bit of data in a separate capacitor within an integrated circuit. The capacitor can be either charged or discharged; these two states are taken to represent the two values of a bit, conventionally called 0 and 1.
Google: Search for information about someone or something on the internet using the search engine google
Apple Lisa: Desktop computer developed by Apple. It was released on 19 January 1983. It was one of the first perosnal computers to offer a graphical user interface in a machine aimed at individual business users.
Apple Founded: Apple was founded on 1 April 1976 in Cupertino, California
Ethernet: System for connecting a number of computer systems to form a local area network, with protocols to control the passing of information and to avoid simultaneously transmissions by two or more systems
COBOL: an acronym for common business oriented language is a complies Eglish-like computer programming language designed for business use. It is imperative, procedural and, size 2002 object oriented. COBOL is primarily used in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments.
Personal Computer: computer designed for use by one person at a time
ENIAC: Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer was the world's first general-purpose computer. ENIAC was designed and built for the United Sates Army to calculate artillery firing tables.
GUI: Graphical User Interface; type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, instead of text-based user interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation
Symbolics.com: registered on 15 March 1985, making it the very first domain registered on the internet.
HTML: Hypertext Markup Language is a standardized system for tagging text files to achieve font, color, graphic, and hyperlink effects on World Wide Web pages
VisiCalc: was the first spreadsheet computer program for personal computers, originally released for the Apple II by VisiCorp