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History of Computers HomeworkName:MOHAMMAD FAIZAL BIN MOHD YUSOFMatricNo:D20151070053Task 1:Find the names of key people in computer history in the grid below.Once you havefound the name, write what they did to help the progress of computers next to their name.Peoples’ NamesNameWhat did they do to help the progress of computers?Alan TuringAlan Turing published a paper called On Computable Numbers, with anapplication to the Entscheidungsproblem.The paper proved that a machinecapable of processing a stream of 1s and 0s according to programmedinstructions would be capable of solving any problem.Bill GatesHe sold a computer he built and programmed to Seattle to allow them tocount their city traffic when he was still a teenager.Whilst at HarvardUniversity he developed a programming language for his computer.He decided to drop out of university so he could concentrate all his timewriting programs for his computer and started a company called Microsoftto develop software for the newly emerging personal computer market. BillGates managed to talk IBM into letting Microsoft make the operatingsystem and Gates proceeded to make a fortune from MS-DOS.

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