Technology Timeline

Timeline created by XxPiercetheSirensxX
  • Alan Turing

    Alan Turing
    Alan Turing created the idea of a theoretical compuing machine. I chose this because it was the idea before an actaul computer
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  • Konrad Zuse

    Konrad Zuse
    Konrad Zuse made the Z1 computer, which is a bianary digital computer that uses punch tape and it was also the the first freely progamable computer. I chose this because it was technically the first computer
  • Colossus

    Alan Turing develops the the code-breaking machine Colossus. aI chose this because it has an intense name.
  • F.C. Williams

    F.C. Williams
    F.C. Williams develops his cathode-ray tube (CRT) storing device the forerunner to random-access memory (RAM). I chose this because we learned about RAM in class so it would be something inmportant, to me, to put on the timeline.
  • Leo

    T. Raymond Thompson and John Simmons develop the first business computer, the Lyons Electronic Office (LEO) at Lyons Co. I chose this because it's a business computer and businesses are imprtent to our economy.
  • Silicon Chip

    Silicon Chip
    The first integrated circuit, or silicon chip, is produced by the US Jack Kilby & Robert Noyce. I chose this because we also learned about this in class and it seemed important.
  • The First Computer Game

    The First Computer Game
    The first computer game, Spacewar Computer Game, invented BY Steve Russell & MIT. I chose this because I love computer games and this is a fun game.
  • Floppy Disk

    Floppy Disk
    IBM creates the first floppy disk. I chose this because I really liked the name, not a very good reason, but it has a kool name.
  • E-mail

    E-mail was invented by Ray Tomlinson. I chose this because I use email a lot for my band pages on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc. and I use it for communication when I have my phone taken away.
  • Apple

    Apple Computers was founded Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs. I chose this because just about everything electronic that I see people with is all an Apple product.
  • Paul Allen and Bill Gates

    Paul Allen and Bill Gates
    IBM hires Paul Allen and Bill Gates to create an operating system for a new PC. They buy the rights to a simple operating system manufactured by Seattle Computer Products and use it as a template to develop DOS.
  • Nintendo

    The Nintendo Entertainment System makes its debut. I chose this because I love video games and Nintendo has some of my favorite games of all time time. For example: Mario, DK, Zelda, POKEMON. O.o <3
  • The World Wide Web

    The World Wide Web
    The World Wide Web is launched to the public. I chose this because the WWW is a crazy mathematical thing and probably everyone's lives are on it, including mine.
  • eBay

    EBay is founded by Pierre Omidyar. I chose this because my mom works at eBay in the call center and her and I get a lot of stuff from eBay.
  • Xbox!! ^_^

    Xbox!! ^_^
    Bill Gates introduces the Xbox, I chose this because I love Xbox like I love life~ <3
  • Skype

    eBay acquires Skype. I chose Skype because when my family can't go to weddings, funerals, birthday parties, etc. we just Skype them instead of actually going. Genius.
  • iPad

    The iPad was introduced. I chose the iPad because my dad and stepmom both have an iPad (and my dad's on his second one in 5 months because he breaks them) and they're technically replacing a computer for them.
  • Siri

    Siri on iPhones was introduced. I chose this because a lot of people use Siri, they may hate it, but they still use it.