info age

info age - 4 Abacus 4 Pascal Information Age 4 Leibniz 4...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 4 Abacus 4 Pascal Information Age 4 Leibniz 4 Babbage 4 Early Computers 4 Electronic Computers 4 Transistor 4 Personal Computer 4 Advancements 4 Noteworthy Contributors “An in depth look at the exciting history of the Calculator and Computer” Blaise Pascal Abacus 5,000 years ago Asia Minor 4 5 -bead 4 4 Pascaline 4Numerical wheel 4 Invented 1642 4 Add & subtract only 4 Series of ten-toothed wheels ten4 46, 8 ? 4 Each tooth represented a digit 4 0 to 9 Gottfried Wilhelm Von Leibniz Charles Babbage Philosopher and mathematician 1649 4 Improved Pascaline 4 Difference 4 4 4Multiply and divide 4 Birth 4Calculator 4Personal computers ? Engine 4With Augusta Ada King 4 First actual computer 4Stores information 4Accepts data 1 Early Computers 4 Mechanisms 4Rotating shafts and gears 4Used during both world wars 4 Predict 4 Analog torpedo course computer 4Vacuum Tubes 4 Digital computer Electronic Computers Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC) 4 1946 4 U. of Pennsylvania 4 4John P. Eckert, Jr. 18000 tubes 4 Much more speed 4 41000x Mark I UNIVAC I & EDVAC I 4 Universal Automatic Computer (UNIVAC I) 4First to use CPU 4 John 4 mid von Neumann 1940’s Personal Computer 4 Intel 4004 41st Microprocessor 4 Altair 8800 (1975) 48-bit Intel 8080 Microprocessor 4256 bytes RAM 4DIP switch input & LED output 4 Apple Transistor 1950s 4 Smaller and faster 4 Smaller components needed 4 Longer life 4 Less expensive 4 Advancements 4 Integrated Circuits 4 PCBs 4 VLSI 4 Graphics 4 Software II (1977) 41st true PC 2 Noteworthy Contributors 4 Herman Hollerith 4Tabulating Machine (late 1800s) 4IBM (1924) 4 Alan Turing 4Programmable Machine (1936) 4 John von Neumann 4First Electronic Computer 4EDVAC (1945) Noteworthy Contributors 4 Bardeen , Bardeen, Brattain, Brattain, Shockley 4Bell Labs 4Transistor 4 Gates & Allen 4Microsoft (1975) 4BASIC for Altair 4 Jobs & Wozniak 4Apple Computer (1976) 4Garage Points to Ponder 4 Computer Technology 4Incredibly rapid advancement 4Slowing ? 4 Supply 4 Modern & demand Computers 4Voice command 4CD imaging 4Virtual Reality 3 ...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online