History of the Computer/Internet Timeline (Apple (founding)-April 1, 1976…
History of the Computer/Internet Timeline
Jacquard Loom- what is it-The Jacquard machine is a device fitted to a power loom that simplifies the process of manufacturing textiles with such complex patterns on fabric. It was invented by Joseph Marie Jacquard in 1804.
IBM (founding)-June 16, 1911, New York. Founder: Charles Ranlett Flint
“Turing Machine”-A Turing machine is a mathematical model of computation. It manipulates symbols on a strip of tape according to a table of rules.The Turing machine was invented in 1936 by Alan Turing, who called it an "a-machine".
J.V. Atanasoff / Clifford Berry- was the first automatic electronic digital computer machine. It was built by Iowa State College mathematics and physics professor John Vincent Atanasoff with the help of graduate student Clifford Berry, in 1937
ENIAC-was the first electronic general-purpose computer. introduced February 15, 1946.
COBOL / FORTRAN - COBOL is a compiled English-like computer programming language designed for business use. FORTRAN - the only mainstream language at the time in 1959.
integrated circuit.-Noyce developed the integrated circuit. The same concept has been invented by Jack Kilby at Texas Instruments in Dallas a few months before. In July 1959 Noyce filed a patent
GUI-allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators, instead of text-based user interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation(founded in early 1970s)
DRAM- Dynamic random access memory is a type of memory that is typically used for data or program code that a computer processor needs to function. founded in 1978 by Ward Parkinson
Floppy Disk-are used for moving information between computers, laptops or other devices. ( founded in 1967 by Alan Shugart )
Ethernet network system- On May 22, 1973, Bob Metcalfe wrote a memo describing the Ethernet network system he had invented, making it possible to send data to one another and to high-speed laser printers.
The Personal Computer-
introduced in 1975,a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use. Personal computers are intended to be operated directly by an end user, rather than by a computer expert or technician.
Microsoft (founding)-April 4, 1975,by Paul Allen and Bill Gates.It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services.
Apple (founding)-April 1, 1976,by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Ronald Wayne.American multinational technology company.
Iphone-introduced June 29, 2007.an Iphone combines a computer, iPod, digital camera and cellular phone into one device with a touchscreen interface.
Lisa is a desktop computer developed by Apple, released on January 19, 1983. It is one of the first personal computers to offer a graphical user interface
Ipad-November 2, 2012,I pad is a handheld computer device used for many things.
VisiCalc / WordStar - was the first spreadsheet computer program for personal computers,developed in 1978.
Microsoft Windows- developed November 20,1985. is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
Symbolics.com- developed March 15, 1985.-company that acquired the assets of the former company and continues to sell and maintain the Open Genera Lisp system and the Macsyma computer algebra system.
HTML-Hypertext Markup Language, a standardized system for tagging text files to achieve font, color, graphic, and hyperlink effects on World Wide Web pages.
Google-computer system that includes online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware(September 4, 1998)
WIFI- popular wireless networking technology(1997)
Facebook-(February 2004) American online social media and social networking service company
YouTube-American video-sharing website (February 14, 2005)