History of Computers

Timeline created by spruett16
In History
  • The Blueprint

    The Blueprint
  • The first computer

    The first computer
    Konrad Zuse creates the first computer that can read binary code, it is very simple though. It is called the Z1 computer. I chose this because it is the first every computer.
  • The First Decoder

    The First Decoder
    Alan Turing creates the first code-breakind device and names it Colossus. I chose this because it was very important to figure out German transmissions during World War II.
  • The Bug

    The Bug
    The term computer bug was first used by Grace Hopper. I chose this because it is such a common term today and I wondered when it became a problem.
  • The First Electronic Computer

    The First Electronic Computer
    The first electronic computer is made by Hideo Yamachito. I chose this event because it is the first computer that runs on the same things computers run on today.
  • The First Computer Game

    The First Computer Game
    The first computer game is invented. It is called Spacewar. I chose this event because it is such a popular phenominom today and this is the first step.
  • The Computer Mouse

    The Computer Mouse
    The first computer mouse is invented by Douglas Engelbart. I chose this event because almost every computer has one today.
  • E-mail

    E-mail
    E-mail is invented by Ray Tomlinson. I chose this event because e-mail is an everyday task on a computer.
  • Apple is Created

    Apple is Created
    Apple is created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. I chose this event because it is such a popular computer and phone company.
  • The Internet

    The Internet
    The internet is released to the public. I chose this event because most people use computers for the internet.