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History of the Personal Computer Liz Petrick
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Logistics Corner There are some changes to the syllabus – including cutting down on the number of assignments – which we’ll go over on Friday. I have to cancel office hours today because of a faculty meeting. Friday’s office hours will happen as usual from 4-5.
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Recap What was the name of the scientist who envisioned the computer revolution in 1945? What did he call his design for a desktop computer? What is the root of that word? How well do you think he anticipated the way we use computers today?
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Do you identify with your brand of computer? Are you a Mac person?
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Unformatted text preview: A PC/Windows person? A Linux person? Batch-processing Time-sharing Personal computing What is a Personal Computer? 1971 - Kenbak-1 1975 - Altair 8800 1976 - Apple I 1977 - Apple II 1977 - Tandy Radio Shack TRS-80 1981 - IBM PC 1981 - Osborne I Portable Computer 1981 - Sony 3 1/2" floppy disk drive 1982 - Commodore 64 1982 - Time "Man of the Year" Calligraphic vs Bitmapped 1983 - Apple Lisa 1984 - Apple Macintosh 1984 - Apple Macintosh 1986 - Compaq Deskpro 386 1987 - IBM PS/2 1990 - Windows 3.0 1990 World Wide Web 1991 - Apple PowerBook 1995 - Windows 95...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course CAT 1C taught by Professor Gere during the Fall '10 term at UCSD.

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