Computer Evolution

Events

The Model K

1937

It's called the Model K because it was built on a kitchen table by an scientist named George Stibitz. It provides proof of concept for applying Boolean logic to the design of computers.

The First Bombe

1942

A Nazi ENIGMA-bases military communications during WW2 by Alan Turing and Harold Keen of the British Tabulating Machine Company.

The Worlds First Computer

1946

The worlds first computer is called the ENIAC. A computer that has many vacuum tubes attached to it and is very big (1,800 square feet) invented by J. Presped Eckert and John Mauchly

Birth Of The Computerized Calculator

1948

The SSEC (Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator) invented by IBM engineer Wallace Eckert. It produced the moon-position tables used for plotting the course of the 1969 Apollo flight to the moon.

CSIRAC Runs Its First Program

1949

Built in Sydney, Australia by the Council of Scientific Industrial Research and used unusual 12-hole paper tape. Used in Radio physics Laboratory in Sydney.

The First U.S Navy Computer

1950

A high speed computer with 1 million bits on its magnetic drum. Designed by Era but built by Remington-Ran. A computer used in the U.S Navy

The First Computer to understand langauge

1953

A computer to know language called the COBOL was invented by a person named Grace Hopper. It made use of computers easier.

The Deuce

1953

The Digital Electronic Unviersal Computing Engine is used mostly for science and engineering problems and a few commercial applications. It is a commercial version of Alan Turing's Pilot ACE.

The First Direct Input To Computers

1956

Doug Ross invented an electrically controlled type writer. Connected to an MIT computer could function as a keyboard input device due to its low cost and flexibility.

The First Computer To Have A Chip

1958

The computer chip allows to store data invented by Robert Noyce and Jack Kilby. Increasing computer quality. It appeals out to people on how effective this invention is.

The First Computer For Personal Use

1962

A computer designed for one user only. Designed by MIT Lincoln Laboratory engineer Welsey Clark. A computer made where you can bring home for your choice of use.

The First Computer With A Mouse

1964

The first computer with a monitor and a mouse, invented by a man named Douglas Engelbart. As of nowadays people still use this feature on a computer.

The First Computer Brand with a Flash Drive

1965

Because of this we have the flash drives we use today. The Flash drive allows the use to store data in a device. The IBM's 2315 was said to be more efficient to transport around data.

The First Generation To Have A "Floppy Disk"

1971

This allowed computers to exchange or share data with other computers. This was invented by an intelligent man named Alan Shugart. A very important invention forever impacted computer history.

The Birth Of Apple

1976

A computer with every invented part in one circuit board. Invented two men named Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. A very successful brand in computer history.