Computer History

Timeline created by speedylighting123
  • Father of Computers

    This when Charles Babbage first introduced the difference engine to the Royal Astronomical Society.
  • The Comptometer

    The comptometer is a machine that is operated by pressing keys just like the laptops we use now.
  • Tarbulating Machine

    Per Georg Scheutz and his son Edvard invented the tarbulating machine, it was used for accounting.
  • Eletronic Computer in routine use

    This was a big breakthrough in computer technology, as computers in the past were only used occasionally.
  • Colossus

    Colossus Mark 1 was made in the war time. Another one was built just in time for the Normandy landings.
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    Computer History

  • Vacuum Tube

    This computer had 20,000 vacuum tubes and was the state of the art technology at that time.
  • The Transistor

    This invention greatly affected the performance and history of computers.
  • UNIVAC Computer

    The first commercial computer. It was able to pick presidential winners.
  • The First Game

    The first game was invented by Steve Russell & MIT. It was called Spacewar Computer Game.
  • Email

    This was when the first Email was sent through a computer.
  • Floppy

    Nicknamed the "Floppy" for its flexibility, it was used for savind memory.
  • First Normal computer

    This was the first computer with a screen, keyboard and mouse
  • Home Computer

    This was when the first home computer was affordable by rich people.
  • Apple

    Apple was founded. This was the beginning of a new Era
  • Global Internet

    This was when Global Internet was made. But people could not actualy surf the web.
  • Web exploring.

    This was when web surfing finally opens to the public.