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.

    John Backus invented the programming language FORTRAN

    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