A Short History of Computers

One of the greatest inventions of the time is obviously the computer. Billions of people use computers in their daily life throughout the world. Throughout decades, computer has evolved from a very expensive and slow device to today's extremely smart machines with unbelievable processing power.
Jan 7, 2015 |

History of Computer Viruses to 1989

Science fiction writer David Gerrold wrote "When H.A.R.L.I.E. Was One" and published it in 1972. In it, a computer program called "VIRUS" spreads from computer to computer, before it is finally killed by another program, appropriately called "VACCINE." Just like communication satellites, moon landings, and waterbeds, science fiction predicted the...
Nov 24, 2014 |

The History of Computer

Uninformed researchers of computer (computador) history would probably note the first computer in the mid 1930`s. In reality, this history dates nearly 2000 years ago with the invention of the abacus where the user programmed beads using formulated constructs.
Nov 24, 2014 |

Small Wonder Computers

When we think of computers, normally an image of a PC or a laptop comes to our mind and it is a very instant thought, apart from the football sized primitive computers of the 1960s and 70s that also knock on the doors of our mind. But the image of small, yet powerful, single board computers rarely comes to our mind even if someone who has been...
Nov 24, 2014 |

Check History on Computer

The following article deals with information on how to check history on computer. The information needed to check deleted history on computer too is presented in the article. It is important to check computer history in order to keep an eye on the Internet usage patterns of children at home. Checking the history on computer is also important from...
Nov 24, 2014 |

Computer basics

What is a computer? Computer is an electronic device with a ability to: - 1. Accept data 2. Input, Store and execute instruction. 3. Perform mathematical and logical operation 4. Output results according to users requirement Computer has certain Limitation:- 1. Cannot think on their own 2. Task has to be described in detail. 3. Do not learn...
Nov 24, 2014 |

Columbia University Computing History

Chronology of computing at Columbia University. Presents a timeline, tables, acronyms, and glossary.
May 6, 2016 |

An Illustrated History of Computers

Offers a detailed, illustrated look at the history of computers, up to and including the Alair 8800 in the early 1980s.
May 6, 2016 |

History of Computers

A brief history of computers and the people involved.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Computer History

Features a computer history timeline and articles on the history of operating systems, processor, Internet, computer games, and data storage.
Apr 5, 2016 |

History of Computing

Developed by the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech as an educational resource in computer history.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Apple History

Providing a history of the company, including pictures and specifications of each computer manufactured by year.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Computing at Chilton: 1961-2003

An account of the Atlas Computer Laboratory on the Chilton, Oxfordshire campus; a major computer laboratory until it closed in 1975. Includes resources on its history, computers, achievements and contributions, and staff.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Computer History Museum

Focuses exclusively on the history of computing. Located in Mountain View, California. Search the collection, illustrated timeline, online exhibits and select images from the collection, "This Day in History," curator's choice.
Mar 31, 2016 |

About.com: The History of Computers

A history of computers and the inventors involved with each computer invention milestone - a timeline with detailed history features.
Mar 3, 2016 |

Computers Through the Computer Age

Houses information on the changes and impact that computers have had on all aspects of every day living.
Feb 29, 2016 |

HiTMilL: History of Computers

This is a searchable directory about the history of computers, computing and a timeline of the history of computers and early calculating machines has been included.Our timeline includes developments in the 1600's and their impact on computing. The development of the modern day computer was the result of advances in technologies and man's need to...
Feb 17, 2016 |

History of Computers

Brief summary looks at the progression of hardware and ease of use. Includes images.
Feb 15, 2016 |

Timeline of Computer History

Presentation exploring the beginnings and development of computing and computers. Includes articles on graphics, games, networking, software, and artificial intelligence
Feb 11, 2016 |

Computer History

An illustrated history of computers with over 50 rare photos
Feb 8, 2016 |

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