Computers and Internet
- Computer Peripherals (8)
- Computer Software (20)
- Computer Viruses (5)
- Computer Games (5)
- Famous Computer Geeks (5)
The History of the Internet
During the period between 1989 to 1991, Tim Berners-Lee designed the World Wide Web.
ARPAnet - The First Internet
"The Internet may fairly be regarded as a never-ending worldwide conversation." - supreme judge statement on considering first amendment rights for Internet users.
It is hard to determine what was the first portable or laptop computer. The first portable computers did not look like the book-sized and folding laptops that we are familiar with today, however, they were both portable and lapable, and lead to the development of notebook style laptops
Software Programming - The History of Software Programming
General background information on computer languages including basic - pagemaker - java - fortran - ms-dos - visicalc - windows - computer graphics and more.
What is a Microchip?
A microchip is a set of interconnected electronic components that are etched or imprinted on a onto a tiny chip of a semiconducting material.
The Invention of the Floppy Disk Drive
meta name="Author" content="mary bellis"> In 1971 IBM introduced the first memory disk as it was called then or the floppy disk as it is known today.
The IBM 701
IBM or International Business Machines and the history of computers.
Robert Metcalfe and Xerox invented network computing.
ERMA began as a project for the Bank of America in an effort to computerize the banking industry.
Apple Lisa, the first home computer with a GUI, graphical user interface. Apple Macintosh, the famous Apple home computer. More apple history.
A history of the entertaining game computer Atari.
Computer History Articles
Articles on the history of computers.
The Computers of John Presper Eckert and John Mauchly
Two computer inventing team that changed the world, John Presper Eckert and John Mauchly.
The Microprocessor Chip
The definition of a microprocessor chip, how they work, the first microprocessor chip, and a timeline of the microprocessor.
The history of the largest computer company in the world, IBM history from incorporation in 1911 until today.
History of the IBM PC
The year is 1980 and IBM representatives meet in secret with Bill Gates to talk about an operating system for a hush-hush new personal computer, the IBM PC.
What is a Semiconductor?
Understand what a semiconductor is and how they came about. The semiconductor's role in the history of electronics.