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what number sytem did the first generation computers use? binary
Waht was the purpose of ENIAC? to calculate the artillery shells
- FORTRAN- (FORmula TRANslator ) Types of Programming Languages
WHat are Integrated Circuits? IC are silicon wafers with intricate circuits etched into their surfaces and coated with metallic oxide that fills in the etched circuit patterns.
What wereMainframes? - This is a large computer system that is usually used for multi-user applications.
What did the Microprocessor do? possible to build a computer known as microcomputer. (fits on a desktop)
who was the UNIVAC built by? - Built by: Mauchly and Eckert
what were the disadvantages of the UNIVAC? the vacuum tubes -very expensive
what was a program? - a list of instructions written in a special language that the computer understands.
What was the first computer? ABC: Atanasoff- Berry Computer (first electronic computer)
What was the computer language made of? - Instructions were machine language : 0’s and 1’s to represent the status of a switch.
What is READ and Write mean? ability to read (access) data quickly and reliably Ability to Write (store) data quickly and reliable
IBM? - 1964, this computer was one of the first computers to use integrated circuits.
WHat kind of computers do we use today? PC
Who was a founder of Micrsoft Bill Gates
Created by: ses10