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History of Computers
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Joseph Mare Jacquard: Creates a loom that uses punch cards to weave fabrics.
Charles Babbage: makes a steam-driven machine that was able to compute tables of numbers.
Herman Hollerith: designed a punch card system to calculate the 1880 census.
Alan Turing: presents the notion of a universal machine, that could compute anything computable.
J.V Atanasoff: tries to make the first computer, without cams, gears, shfts or belts.
Hewlett-Packard: is established by David Packard and Bill Hewlett in the Computer History Museum, Cali.
Atanasoff and Clifford Berry: design a computer that is able to solve 29 equations immensely.
Mauchly and Presper: build the first commercial computer for government and business.
William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain: invent the transistor
Grace Hopper: develops the first computer language, later known as COBOL.
The Fortran programming language: is developed by a team of IBM, led by John Backus.
Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce: expose the integarted circuit.
Douglas Engelbat: shows a prototype of the modern computer, with GUI.
Developers at Bell Labs: produce UNIX, an operating system
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