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Computer History

Timeline

InventorInvention/Date
Blaise Pascal Pascaline - 1642
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz Stepped Reckoner - 1670
Charles Babbage Analytical Engine-calculating machine - 1842
Herman Hollerith Tabulating machine - 1890
John Atanasoff/Clifford Berry Atanasoff-Berry Computer (ABC) - 1939
Howard H. Aiken Mark 1/ASCC (Automatic SequenceControlled Calculator) - 1944
John Mauchly/J. Presper Eckert ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator) - 1946
Alan Turning Turning Machine/The Enigma - late 1930's and 1940's
John von Neumann EDVAC (Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer) - 1947
William Shockley/John Bardeen/Walter Brittain Transistor - 1947
Grace Murray Hopper COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language) - 1959-1961
Jack Kilby 1st Integrated Circuit - 1958
Steve Russel First Computer Game (Space War) - 1962
Alan F. Shugart Floppy Disk Drive (FDD) - 1967
William Gates III/Paul Allen Microsoft Corporation - 1975
Thomas Knoll/John Knoll Adobe Photoshop - 1988
Peter Arvai/ Peter Hallascy/ Adam Somlai Fischer Prezi - 2009
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