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History of Computing timeline
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Charles Babbage thinks of computer concept!
Punch cards used to calculate 1880 census - saves the government $5,000,000!
Alan Turing thinks of machine that can compute everything computable!
J.V. Atanasoff tries to build the first computer - no gears, cams, belts, or shafts!
Hewlett-Packard founded by David Packard and Bill Hewlett.
J.V. Atanasoff and Clifford Berry design a computer that can solve 29 equations simultaneously. This is the first time a computer has stored data on its memory!
John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert build ENIAC - Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator. It is considered the grandfather of digital computers.
Grace Hopper creates first programming language called COBOL. The son of the IBM CERO begins work on IBM 701 EDPM to help the UN keep watch of North Korea during war.
The computer chip is invented by Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce.
Prototype of modern computer created by Douglas Engelbart
The first floppy disk is created.
The Ethernet, like modern WiFi but with wires, is created.
Apple Computers created on April Fools day - Apple I created.
The first computer with a Graphic User Interface (GUI) created. It eventually evolves into the Apple Macintosh/Mac.
Microsoft first announces "Windows"
First ".com" domain name registered, on March 15.
HTML and the World Wide Web are created.
The Google search engine is developed.
The first iPhone is created.
The first iPad is created.
The first reprogrammable quantum computer is created.
Joseph Marie uses punch cards to weave patterns!
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