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Who built the UNIVAC? Mauchly and Eckert
Types of programming lanuages? FORTRAN, COBOL, BASIC
What was the advange for the Model 650? It was smaller.
What was the first electric computer? ABC atanasoff-berry computer.
When was the Model 650 built? 1960s
What was the advantage of the first generation computer? The ability to perform up to 1,000 calculations per second.
What was the first medium-sized computer? The model 650.
What does FORTRAN stand for? formula translator
In 1964, this computer was one of the first computers to use integrated circuits? IBM System 360
Who designed and built the first Apple computer? Stephen Wozniak and Steven Jobs
Who is Bill Gates? The founder of Microsoft.
What were the advantages of the IBM System 360? less expensive, smaller, popular
Mauchly, Eckert, and von Neuman designed and built what? EDVAC and EDSAC
When was the first electric computer built? 1939-1942
First sold to the U.S. Census Bureau in 1951? UNIVAC
What were the disadvantages of first generation computers? many tubes, very large tubes, and expensive
What are the advantages of the model 650? small and capable of handling a flood of paperwork
ENIAC was built when? June 1943
What computer used the Binary Number System ABC
What were the advantages of the transitior smaller, less expensive, and was able to calculate speed up to 10,000 calculations per second.
This is a large computer system that is usually used for multi-user applications. mainframes
One of the first mainframes is? IBM System 350
Who was responsible for the microprocessor? Marcian Hoff
What did Stphen Wozniak and Steven Jobs design? Apple Computer
Who was the founder of Microsoft? Bill Gates
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