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  • By: Sam Stone P.3 2000-2001 History & Flow ~ ~
  • The 7 Processes of a Computer
    • Input
    • Output
    • Memory
    • Processing
    • Fetch
    • Decode
    • Execute
  • INPUT Input is what goes into the computer. Most are necessary for the computer to function Example: Keyboard, Mouse, etc…
  • OUTPUT Output is what goes/comes out of the computer. Example : Scanner, Printer, Monitor, etc…
  • MEMORY Memory is the storage system of the computer. RAM and ROM are both forms of memory. RAM - Random Access Memory ROM - Read Off Memory Example: Hard Drive, MBRAM, CD-ROMs etc…
  • PROCESSING Processing is how the computer understands the information, or basically uses it. Example : Human processing, seeing a math problem, going Over the math problem in your head, then solving.
  • Fetch Fetch is the process of the computer retrieving information. Example: Playing fetch with a dog.
  • Decode Decoding is breaking down the information Example: Simplifying a math problem.
  • Execute Execute is activating the program. Turning on a mp3 player, microwave, etc… basically pressing the “ON” button
  • The following computer science history happened between the years… 2000 - 2001
  • ~2000~
    • Many experts, governments and businesses feared that January 1st 2000 could cause serious issues with the date stamp on computers. The belief was that because many old computers relied off of the last two digits of a year such as 99 for 1999, when the year 2000 came 2000 would set the computers to 00 causing the computer to think it was 1900. Called the Year 2000 bug many individuals feared for the worst however because of preparation Year 2000 only caused a few glitches, however no catastrophes.
    • Microsoft Bill Gates relinquishes his title as CEO to MS President Steve Ballmer on January 13, 2000.
    • CNR is introduced by Intel February 07, 2000
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 is released February of 2000.
    • U.S. Judge Thomas Penfield announced today after over 2-years in the court that Microsoft be split into two companies although will remain intact until the appeals process is exhausted.
    • On March 10, 2000 NASDAQ hits its record high and marks the turning point of the dot-com boom.
    • Microsoft release DirectX 8, November 9, 2000.
    • Microsoft releases Windows ME June 19, 2000.
    • Microsoft introduces C# to the public in June 2000.
    Source: http://www.computerhope.com/
  • ~2001~
    • January 1, 2001 - Microsoft announces Windows 95 is now a legacy item and will no longer be sold or shipped to any more customers.
    • Bill Gates unveils the Xbox on January 7th 2001.
    • March 08, AOL membership surpasses 28 Million.
    • Chip-making giant Intel Corp. has agreed to acquire Xircom Inc., a maker of mobile computing gear, for about $748 million.
    • April 20, Dell computers becomes the largest PC maker.
    • Apple introduces Mac OS X 10.1 code named Puma.
    • USB 2.0 is introduced.
    • Microsoft release DirectX 9, November 8, 2001.
    • Microsoft Windows XP home and professional editions are released October 25, 2001.
    • Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition (Version 2002) for Itanium systems is released.
    • PayPal is acquired by eBay.
    Source: http://www.computerhope.com/
  • Bibliography http://www.computerhope.com/ http://www.dkimages.com/ http://www.nexus404.com/ http://www.google.com/