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First commercially produced computer

1950

all-diode logic computer

1950

Census Bureau was conducted

1951

Lyons went into business manufacturing computers

1951

solved clerical problem

1951

Census Bureau was conducted

1952

IBM shipped its first electronic computer

1953

data-storage drum

1954

magnetic drum calculator

1954

first fully transistorized computer

1955

English-language processing

1957

FORTRAN allowed computers to follow single step instructions

1957

resistors and capacitors existing together

1958

communications network

1958

upgrade to transistorized computers

1959

magnetic ink

1959

Quicksort is developed

1960

minicomputer rites

1960

only required one operator

1960

no air conditioning

1960

computers without a vacuum tube

1961

GM robots

1961

8 million character capacity

1961

First computer game

1962

virtual memory

1962

removable disk pack

1962

•fake arm

1963

sketchpad

1963

online transactions

1964

supercomputer

1964

electronic calculators

1965