History of the computer (mechanical age)

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History of the computer (mechanical age)

  1. 1. HISTORY OF THE COMPUTER MECHANICAL AGE MR. JESUS F. OBENITA JR.
  2. 2. JOHANN GUTENBERG -INVENTED THE MOVABLE METAL TYPE PRINTING PROCESS IN 1450
  3. 3. JOHN NAPIER -INVENTED THE “NAPIER BONES” A SET OF WOODEN RODS, ALLOWING USERS TO MULTIPLY AND DIVIDE LARGE NUMBERS AND FIND SQUARE AND CUBE ROOTS
  4. 5. WILHELM SHICKARD -INVENTS THE FIRST MECHANICAL CALCULATOR, IT CAN WORK WITH SIX DIGITS, AND CARRIES DIGITS ACROSS COLUMNS.
  5. 6. WILLIAM OUGHTRED -INVENTED THE SLIDE RULE.
  6. 8. BLAISE PASCAL -INVENTED THE MECHANICAL CALCULATOR CALLED “PASCALINE” MADE UP OF CLOCK AND GEARS AND LEVERS, AND COULD SOLVE BASIC MATH PROBLEMS
  7. 11. GOTTFRIED LEIBNITZ -INVENTED A MACHINE CALLED “STEPPED RECKONER” THAT COULD MULTIPLY 5 DIGIT AND 12 DIGIT NUMBERS YIELDING UP TO 16 DIDGIT NUMBER
  8. 14. Joseph Marie Jacquard -developed an automatic loom that was controlled by punched card.
  9. 16. ARITHMOMETER <ul><li>Invented by Charles Xavier de Colmar, a pin-wheel type adding machines, this device perform the same type of computations as of Lebnitz stepped reckoner, but was more reliable. </li></ul>
  10. 18. CHARLES BABBAGE <ul><li>THE FATHER OF THE MODERN COMPUTER </li></ul>
  11. 19. DIFFERENCE ENGINE <ul><li>THE FIRST MODERN COMPUTER DESIGN: A STEAM POWERED ADDING MACHINE </li></ul>
  12. 20. ANALYTICAL ENGINE <ul><li>THE MECHANICAL CALCULATOR THAT TOOK INFORMATION FROM A PUNCHED CARDS TO SOLVE AND PRINT MATHEMATICAL OPERATIONS. </li></ul>

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