History of the computer/internet (Apple- is an American multinational…
History of the computer/internet
IBM -is a global technology company that provides hardware, software, cloud-based services and cognitive computing.
Jacquard Loom -is an attachment for powered fabric looms. It uses a chain of punch cards to instruct the loom on how to make intricate textiles.
J.V. Atanasoff / Clifford Berry- John Vincent Atanasoff is known as the father of the computer. With the help of one of his students Clifford E. Berry, in Iowa State College, during the 1940s, he created the ABC (Atanasoff-Berry Computer) that was the first electronic digital computer.
"Turning Machine"-a mathematical model of a hypothetical computing machine which can use a predefined set of rules to determine a result from a set of input variables.
ENIAC- The Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer (ENIAC) was the very first general-purpose electronic computer. It was designed primarily to calculate artillery firing tables to be used by the United States Army's
COBOL / FORTRAN- FORTRAN is the most widely used scientific programming language. COBOL is used for most commercial programming applications.
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.
GUI- is an interface that uses icons or other visual indicators to interact with electronic devices, rather than only text via a command line.
DRAM- a memory chip that depends upon an applied voltage to keep the stored data.
Floppy Disk- a flexible removable magnetic disk, typically encased in hard plastic, used for storing data.
Ethernet- a 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 simultaneous transmission by two or more systems.
The Personal Computer- a computer designed for use by one person at a time.
Apple- is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. (Founded April 1, 1976, Cupertino, CA)
Microsoft- Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. (Founded April 4, 1975, Albuquerque, NM)
VisiCalc / WordStar- was the first spreadsheet computer program for personal computers, originally released for the Apple II by VisiCorp.
HTML- Hypertext Markup Language, a standardized system for tagging text files to achieve font, color, graphics.
Google- search for information about (someone or something) on the Internet using the search engine Google.
Apple “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 in a machine aimed at individual business users.
Microsoft Windows- is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
Symbolics.com- now-defunct computer manufacturer Symbolics, Inc., and a privately held company that acquired the assets of the former company and continues to sell and maintain
Wi-Fi-a facility allowing computers, smartphones, or other devices to connect to the Internet or communicate with one another wirelessly within a particular area.
youtube- is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
Facebook-is an American online social media and social networking service company
iphone- is a smartphone made by Apple that combines a computer, iPod, digital camera and cellular phone into one device with a touchscreen interface.
Ipad- the iPad is a tablet or "slate" computer made by Apple.