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what computer contained hundreds of vacuum tubes? Atanasoff-Berry Computer
What does CPU stand for? central processing unit
Who was UNIVAC built by? Mauchly and Eckert
What was a advantage of second generation computers? Less expensive and smaller
What was the first medium sized computer in the second generation? The model 650
what was a disadvantage of the first generation computers? large vacuum tubes
what was another disadvantage of first generation computers? very expensive
whats a advantage of first generation computers the ability to calculate up to 1000 calculations per second
what does Fortran stand for? formula translator
what does COBOL stand for? common business oriented language
what is the purpose of cobol? to provide a common language
what was first developed by the department of defense in 1959 Cobol
what is basic language? beginner’s all purpose symbolic instruction code
what is IC? silicon wafers with intricate circuits etched into their surfaces and coated with a metallic oxide that fills in the etched circuit patterns.
what does IC stand for? Intergrated Chip
who was the founder of microsoft? Bill Gates
what is a advantage of system 360? smaller
what was one of the first main frames? IBM system 360
what is the IBM system 360? This is a large computer system that is usually used for multi-user applications
who was the fourth generation computers created by? Marcian Hoff
what was the advantage of magnetic tape? they were able to read and write data quickly and reliably
identify one of the first mainframes. IBM system 360
who was responsible for the microprocessor? hoff
what was used to communicate with mainframes? terminals
who designed and built the first Apple computer? stephen wozniak and steven
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