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Computer History


InventorInvention / Date
Blaise Pascal (pasacline) Mechanical device called the Pascaline - 1642
Gottfried Wilhelm von Libniz (stepped reckoner) Stepped Reckoner - 1670
Charles Babbage (calculating machine) Analytical Engine-calculating machine - 1842
Herman Hollerith(tabulating machine) Tabulating machine - 1890
John Atanasoff & Clifford Berry (abc) Atanasoff-Berry Computer (ABC) - 1939
Mark 1(ascc) Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (ASCC)
John Mauchly & J. Presper Eckert (eniac) Electronic Numeral Integration and Calculator (ENIAC) - 1946
Alan Turning (turning machine) The Turning Machine - Late 30's and 40's
Jon von Neumann (edvac) Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC) - 1947
William Shockley, John Bardeen, & Walter Brittain (transistor) Transistor - 1947
Grace Murray Hopper (cobol) Common Business Oriented Language (COBOL)
Jack Kilby (1st intergrated circuit) 1st intergrated circuit - 1958
William Gates III (founder of microsoft) Founder of Microsoft Corporation - 1975
Paul Alan (co-founder) Co-Founder of Microsoft Corporation
Thomas Knoll & John Knoll (adobe) Adobe Photoshop - 1988
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