History of the Computer/Internet Timeline (1937- J.V. Atanasoff / Clifford…
History of the Computer/Internet Timeline
1937- J.V. Atanasoff / Clifford Berry
First Automatic Digital Comp.
Was not programmable or Turing-complete.
Data Recording Software
1936- “Turing Machine”
mathematical model of computation
manipulates symbols on a strip of tape
1804 Jacquard Loom
Device used to power operate the power loom
Simplified the process of making textiles
1st electronic general-purpose computer
Could solve numerous math problems
1954- COBOL / FORTRAN
Computer programming langue
1959- Integrated Circuit
Many Puts electronic
components into smaller chips
1973 - GUI
Allows users to interact with
electronic devices through icons
Random access semiconductor memory that stores each bit of data in a separate
tiny capacitor within an integrated circuit.
1986 - Floppy Disk
Type of disk storage composed of a disk of thin and flexible magnetic storage
Most commonly used in wired local area network for internet.
1975 - The Personal Computer
multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it available for individual use
1975 - Microsoft
Computer software witch allowed people to use type, etc.
1976 - Apple
Designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software
1983 VisiCalc / WordStar
First Spreadsheet for the PC
Serious Business Tool
1985- Microsoft Windows
Produces computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services
1983- Apple “Lisa”
Apple desktop computer
offed a graphical user interface
mostly for business.
1980 - Symbolics.com
World's first and oldest registered .com domain name on the Internet
is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications. World Wide
First Internet Search Engine
1999 - Wi-Fi
Wireless Internet Access, allowed to not be connected to Ethernet.
An American online social media and social networking service company
American video-sharing website
Allowed anyone to post videos to web
2007 - iPhone
Personal Cell Phone with internet availability without using PC
featured Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G editions. This first-generation iPad functioned almost the same way as the iPhone without network number