computer timeline

Events

CPU

1970

Federico Faggin,Ted Hoff, and Stan Mazor

mouse

1970

Douglas Engelbart

electronic ignition

1972

Michael Faraday,Thomas Davenport,Emily Davenport, and William Sturgeon

MRI

1973

Raymond Vahan Damadian

GPS

1978

Ivan A. Getting,Bradford Parkinson, and Roger L. Easton

cellphone

1979

Martin Cooper

digital music

1979

Kane Kramer

Sony Walkman

1979

Akio Morita

first Microsoft word

1981

Bill Gates

first portable computer

1982

Adam Osborne