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history of computers pt 2
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11 months ago
History of Computer
Charles Babbage born december 26, 1791 died october 18, 1871 lived in london, united kingdom
Herman Hollerith- Born February 29, 1860 Buffalo, NY and died November 7, 1929 Washington, D.C Tabulator- helped summarize information, the tabulator can help tally up a list of numbers or lumber made in 1890
Vannevar Bush Born March 11, 1890 Everett Massachusetts Vannevar was an american electrical engineer who developed the differential analyzer during WWII Died June 28, 1974 in Belmont Massachusetts
Rockefeller Differential analyzer a one-hundred-ton machine with 2000 vacuum tubes and 150 motors, and weighed 100 tons It was an analog computer. An analog computer carries out an analogy of a real physical process It was invented 1942
Alan Turing Born: June 23, 1912, Died: June 7, 1954 Lived: Maida Vale He was a was a mathematician, cryptographer, and a pioneer of computer science.
Konrad Zuse a German civil engineer, inventor and computer pioneer. His greatest achievement was the world's first programmable computer; the functional program-controlled Turing-complete Z3 became operational in May 1941,
john atanasoff and clifford berry Created the Atanasoff-Berry computer in 1943. Clifford Berry born in 1918 in Iowa and stayed there and died in 1963. John Atanasoff was born in 1903 in NY. Died in 1995
Howard Aiken Born in march 8 1900 Died march 14 1973 Lived in hobobken NJ the original conceptual designer behind IBM's Harvard
Claude Elwood Shannon was an American mathematician, electrical engineer, and cryptographer known as "the father of information theory". Mathematical Theory of Communication, that he published in 1948. Born: April 30, 1916 Died: February 21, 2001
John Bardeen - 1908-1991 Walter Brattain - 1902-1987 William Shockley - 1910-1989 -Given credit for most notable invention: The Transistor -Known as “the most important invention of the of the 20th Century
Federico Faggin- December 1, 1941 (age 75) Federico Faggin, is an Italian physicist, inventor and entrepreneur, widely known for designing the first commercial microprocessor. He led the 4004 project and the design group during the first five years of Intel's microprocessor effort. The way he change things was by making theses new inventions for physicist to have easer jobs or more helpful stuff.
ed roberts Born: September 13, 1941 died: April 1, 2010 was an American engineer, entrepreneur and medical doctor who invented the first commercially successful personal computer in 1975
Apple 1 desktop computer released by the Apple Computer Company in 1976. It was designed & hand-built by Steve Wozniak desktop computer released by the Apple Computer Company in 1976. It was designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak
bill gates He was born on October 28, 1955 and is still alive. He was born in Seattle, Washington. His biggest contribution was the operating systems for PC’s. He further developed that into a windows based operating system.
alan kay Born May 17,1940 in Springfield Massachusetts Went to university of Utah Elected for a fellow of the Maerican
Steve Jobs contributed to the Apple Industry, he had co-founded apple.With the work of Jobs and Steve Wozniak they had released many new advanced technology products, such as computers, phones and ipads. Born: February 24, 1955 Died: October 5, 2011 Born and Lived: San Francisco, CA- Palo Alto, CA
bob metcalfe is a Engineer, Technology executive & venture capitalist He was born April 7, 1964, Went to: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, MIT Sloan School Management
Tim Berners-Lee Born June 8, 1955 He is currently still alive at the age of 63 years old He lived in Massachusetts and London He invented the World Wide Web
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