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    A History of Computers
  A History of Computers
Gear yourself up for a GREAT History of Computers! Tetrapod, tally system, bones, first place-value number system, abacus, Aristotle, Tree of Porphyry, Ramon Lull, Ars Magna, Ockham, water clock, Leonardo da Vinci, John Napier, Napier's Bones, slide...
 
    Abacus to the Apple
  Abacus to the Apple
Significant Events in Information and Communication Technology...
 
    Timeline of Computing History
  Timeline of Computing History
Traces the evolution of computing and computer technology...
 
    A Brief History of Computing
  A Brief History of Computing
Modern computing can probably be traced back to the 'Harvard Mk I' and Colossus (both of 1943). Colossus was an electronic computer built in Britain at the end 1943 and designed to crack the German coding system - Lorenz cipher. The 'Harvard Mk I' wa...
 
    Timelines of the history of computing
  Timelines of the history of computing
38 chapters divided over 4 sections. Each chapter starts with the year as indicated at the right-hand side. Click on one of the captions to open a section or click on a year to open a chapter. If you want to learn about why and how we named the perio...
 
    Timeline of computing history
  Timeline of computing history
Calculation was a need from the early days...
 
    Animation Timeline
  Animation Timeline
Animation did not just happen instantly. Many people contributed to make animation what it is today, and to make computer animation at all possible. Many steps had to take place, first to make movingimages possible, and then developing techniques for...
 
    Thommy Flowers, Designed Colossus
  Thommy Flowers, Designed Colossus
Thomas "Tommy" Harold Flowers was an English engineer. During World War II, Flowers designed Colossus, the world's first programmable electronic computer, to help solve encrypted German messages. Flowers's first contact with the wartime codebreaki...
 
    Claude Shannon, Founder Information Theory
  Claude Shannon, Founder Information Theory
Claude Elwood Shannon was an American mathematician, electronic engineer, and cryptographer known as "the father of information theory". Shannon is famous for having founded information theory with one landmark paper published in 1948. But he is also...
 
    Gordon Moore, Moore's Law
  Gordon Moore, Moore's Law
Gordon Earle Moore is the co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Intel Corporation and the author of Moore's Law (published in an article 19 April 1965 in Electronics Magazine). Moore's law describes a long-term trend in the history of computing hardwar...
 
    Computer History Timeline
  Computer History Timeline
When appropriate, biographical sketches of the pioneers...
 
    History of computer technology
  History of computer technology
This timeline explores the history of computing from 1945 to 1990. Each year features illustrated descriptions of significant innovations in hardware and software technology, as well as milestones in areas such as commercial applications and artifici...
 
    Chronology of Personal Computers
  Chronology of Personal Computers
Chronology of Personal Computers: timeline of events tracing the history of personal computers, from the late 1960s...
 
    Terry Gou, Founder Hon Hai
  Terry Gou, Founder Hon Hai
Terry Tai-Ming Gou, sometimes written as Terry Guo, is a Taiwanese tycoon who leads Hon Hai Precision, a company that manufactures electronics on contract for other companies. It is now the largest such electronics manufacturing services company in t...
 
    Bill Gates, Founder Microsoft
  Bill Gates, Founder Microsoft
William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Microsoft had revenues of US$32.19 billion for the fi...
 
 

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