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The Building Blocks of The Web
A Floppy Disk is a large magnetic disk encased in plastic that acts as a storage medium for a computer.These removable diskettes were used throughout the 90's but are now not used as much due to new, and more favorable forms of removable storage media such as CDs, DVDs, and compact flash drives.
HyperText Markup Language is the most basic building block of the Web. It is a type of programming language that described a webpage's layout and makes it a visual page on the internet.
Without this, there would be no web page to look at.
an electronic circuit formed on a small piece of semiconducting material, performing the same function as a larger circuit made from discrete components.
The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer was amongst the first electronic general-purpose computers made. It was used to solve multiple large-number equations at once.
John Vincent Atanasoff
and his assistant
were the creators of the first computer.
Windows is Microsoft's computer operating system with a graphical User Interface.
The iPad is a touchscreen device that is used much like a computer, but smaller, and easier to carry without the external keyboard. This really changed people's way of thinking as far as downsizing their electronics.
The Apple Lisa was the first personal computer to offer a graphical user interface.
The iPhone was the first phone with an all-screen display, and digital keyboard as well instead of buttons. The iPhone made way for not only the first all touch-screen phones, but computers, televisions, and tablets as well.
International Business Machines Corporation is an American multinational technology company based in New York. It created large calculating machines and the first general-purpose computers. It sells them too.
Graphical User Interface is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices using graphical icons and visual indicators.
The Jacquard Loom was the first automatic looming machine that was able to weave certain patterns using punch cards.
Earliest way to connect computers and ethernet chords are still used today. Used a lot before Wi-Fi, but not as much anymore.
Wi-Fi is a facility allowing computers, smartphones, or other devices to connect to the Internet or communicate with one another wirelessly within a particular area.
For the most part it got rid of the need for Ethernet Cables, so we don't use them as much as we used to.
Dynamic Random-Access Memory is a type of random access memory that stores each bit of data on a sprate capacitor within an integrated circuit.
The Personal Computer
WordStar was the first commercially successful word processor application that was most popular in the early to mid 80's