hIsToRy Of CoMpUtEr PrOgRaMmInG

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  • Joseph Jacquard

    French silk weaver Joseph Marie Jacquard invented the Jacquard Loom that weaved complex designs. Jacquard invented a way of automatically controlling the warp and weft threads on a silk loom by recording patterns of holes in a string of cards.
  • Augusta Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace

    Augusta Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace
    Ada had proposed was a program stored on punch cards for use on an early computer, The Analytical Engine.
  • Herman Hollerith

    Herman Hollerith
    Hollerith founded the Tabulating Machine Company, forerunner of Computer Tabulating Recording Company (CTR). Later called IBM.
  • FORTRAN

    John Backus invented the programming language FORTRAN
  • BASIC

    the original BASIC was in vented by John George Kemeny and Thomas Eugene Kurtz at Dartmouth College
  • Paul Allen

    Paul Allen
    Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft
  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates
    Bill Gates founded Microsoft with Paul Allen and is the richest man alive!!
  • Steve Wozniak

    Steve Wozniak
    Steve Wozniak is the computer whiz who created the Apple Computer company in 1976.
  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs
    Steve Jobs was a college dropout when he teamed up with Steve Wozniak in 1976 to form the Apple Computers company
  • tim berners lee invents W3

    Tim Berners Lee invented the World Wide Web, making the first proposal for it in March 1989.
  • Jerry Yang

    Jerry Yang
    Jerry Yang is the co-founder of Yahoo!
  • Mark Zuckerburg invented Facebook!!

    Mark Zuckerburg invented Facebook!!
    Mark Zuckerburg invented Facebook!!
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    history of computer programming