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Computer History


Blaise Pascal Pascaline-1642
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz Stepped Reckoner-1670
Charles Babbage Analytical Engine-1842
Herman Hollerith Tabulating Machine-1890
John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry Atanasoff-Berry Computer (ABC)-1939
Howard H. Aiken Mark 1
John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert Electronic Numerical Integration and Calculator (ENIAC)-1946
Alan Turing Turing Machine (Enigma)-late 30's and 40's
Jon von Neumann Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC)-1947
William Shockley, John Bardeen, and Walter Brittain Transistor-1947
Grace Murray Hopper Common Business Oriented Language (COBOL)
Jack Kilby 1st hand held calculator
William (Bill) Gates III Founder of Microsoft
Paul Allen Jan. Co-founder of Microsoft
Thomas Knoll and John Knoll Adobe Photoshop-1988
Peter Arvai, Peter Halacasy, and Adam Somlai Ficher Prezi-2009
Steve Russell (Slug) First Computer Game (Space War)
Alan Shugart Floppy Disk-1967
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