Computer History

Timeline created by bmartin15
  • First electronic computer

    First electronic computer
    The first electronic computer is created by Hideo Yamachito. The reason i chose this one is because it is the very first so i think it is important.
  • FORTRAN language

    FORTRAN language
    John Backus & IBM create the FORTRAN Computer Programming Language.
    I think this is important because it is the language that programs the computer.
  • ARPA and NASA

    ARPA and NASA
    ARPA and Nasa are formed. I picked this because ARPA and NASA are very important in our world today.
  • First computer mouse

    First computer mouse
    Douglas Engelbart invents and patents the first computer mouse (nicknamed the mouse because the tail came out the end).
    I picked this because without it who knows what we would use, dials and knobs?
  • Floppy Disk

    Floppy Disk
    IBM creates the first Floppy Disk by Alan Shugart. I picked this because it was the first use of storage.
  • Apple

    Apple Computers was founded Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs. I think this is important because Apple is one of the most succesful computer programer's.
  • Microsoft

    MS-DOS Computer Operating System increases its success, made by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. This i picked because it is also a better known progrmaer.
  • Domain Name System (DNS)

    Domain Name System (DNS)
    Domain Name System (DNS) pioneered by Jon Postel, Paul Mockapetris and Craig Partridge. Seven 'top-level' domain names are initially introduced: edu, com, gov, mil, net, org and int. This is important because it organizes the pages so we know what they are and we are not shooting in the dark.
  • Apple Macintosh

    Apple Macintosh
    Apple introduces the Macintosh computer with mouse and window interface.
  • Google

    Google is founded by Sergey Brin and Larry Page on September 7, 1998.
    This is important because Google is the most used search engine.