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Generation Notes

What was the First Generation first computer? ABC: Atanasoff-Berry Computer
Why kind of number system did the ABC computer use? Binary
What Systems purpose was to calculate the trajectory of artillery shells? ENIAC
Alan Turing and John von Neuman created what machine? Universal Machine
What computer was first sold to the U.S. Census Bureau? UNIVAC
What was the disadvantage of the Model 650? It was expensive
What does "Read" translate to? Access
What does "Write" translate to? Store
What replaced punched cards? Magnetic Tape
What are the types of programming languages? Fortran, Cobol and Basic
What is the Integrated Circuit called now? IC
What is a large computer that is usually used for multi-user applications? Mainframe
What was invented by Marcian Hoff in 1970? Microprocessor
What two things are still used in today's computers? CPU and Programs
What did Mauchly, Eckert and von Neuman designed and build? EDVAC and EDSAC
What replaced punch cards? Magnetic Tape
What did the computer language "BASIC" develop into? Visual Basic
In 1961, Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce working independently developed what? The Integrated Chip, IC
What was one of the first mainframes? IBM System 360
What was the first microcomputer that was built in 1975 called? Altair
Stephen Wozniak and Steven Jobs designed and built the first what? Apple Computer
Created by: clt12