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Computer History

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InventorInvention
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1646 - 1716) Invented the Stepped Reckoner in 1670.
Charles Babbage (1792 - 1871) Invented the Analytical Engine - used to store information in 1842
Herman Hollerith (1860 - 1929) Invented the Tabulating Machine in 1890
John Atanasoff (1903- 1995) Clifford Berry (1918 - 1963) Invented the Atanasoff-Berry Computer (ABC)(1939)
Mark 1 (1944) ASCC ( Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator)
John Mauchly (1907-1980) J. Presper Eckert (1919- 1995) ENIAC ( Electronic Numerical Integration and Calculator) (1946)
Alan Turning (1912 - 1954) Invented the Turing Machine also known as the "Enigma' in the 30's and 40's
Jon von Neumann (1903 - 1957) Built the EDVAC (Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer w/ Mauchly and Eckert in 1947
William Shockley John Bardeen Walter Brattain Invented the Transistor in 1947
Grace Murray Hopper ( 1906 - 1992) Designed COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language)
Jack Kilby (1923 - 2005) Developed the first integrated Circut in 1958.
William Gates III (10/28/1951) Founder of Microsoft
Thomas Knoll John Knoll Created Adobe Photoshop in 1988
Peter Arvai Invented Prezi with two other people. Attended the Royal Institute
Steve Russel Created the first computer game
Blaise Pacal (1623 - 1662) Invented the mechanical calculating device called Pascaline - 1642
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