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Computer History

Timeline Notes

Blaise Pascal Mechanical Calculating Device (pascaline) 1642
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibnis Stepped Roeckoner 1670
Charles Babbage Analyctical Engine-calculating machine that used punched cards to store info 1842
Herman Hollerith Tabulating machine 1890
John Atanasoff & Clifford Berry Anatasoff-Berry Computer 1939
Howard H. Aiken Mark 1 1944
John Mauchly & J. Presper Eckert ENIAC (Electronical Numerical Integration and Calculator) 1946
Alan Turing Turing Machine late 30's and 40's
Jon von Neuman Built EDVAC (Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer) 1949
William Shockley, John Bardeen, & Walter Brittain Transitor 1947
Grace Murray Hopper Designed COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language) 10 years to invent
Jack Kilby Integrated circuit 1958 / Hand held calculator
William Gates III (Bill Gates) Founder of Microsoft Corporation 1975
Paul Allen Co-founder of Microsoft and owns SeaHawks and Trail Blazers
Thomas Knoll & John Knoll Adobe Photoshop 1988
Peter Avai/ Peter Halacuy/ Adam Ficher Prezi 2008
Alan Shoguart Floppy Disk 1967
Steve Russell First Game (Space War) 1962
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