History and Flow: 1988-1989 By: Natasha Hamilton Period 5
Where the Journey Begins First you have to find a way to put data into the computer. For examples you can use they keyboard and mouse to process this information into the computer. This is also known as the input.
Where the Data Goes <ul><li>After the info is processed into the computer, it goes to the memory. This is where the data is stored before it is processed. </li></ul>
What Happens to the Data <ul><li>Once the data is temporarily stored in the memory. The data then goes through the steps of micro processing. There, the data is changed into info to software. </li></ul>
Microprocessor: The Steps Fetch : In the first step is the processor. In this step, it retrieves data. Decode : Then after it retrieves the data, decode fins out what to do, or which operation to use. Execute : The data finally reaches the executing step. This is where it does simple math, using binary numbers.
The Final Steps <ul><li>In the final steps of processing, the data is finally displayed or printed. This step is known as the output. </li></ul>
Computer Facts for the years 1988 <ul><li>There was about 45 million PC user,in the United states around this time. </li></ul><ul><li>Friedrich Reintzer discovered liquid crystal. Which has both properties of a liquid and solid. This is now used in most of today’s Liquid Crystal Screens, or known as LCD screens. </li></ul>
More Computer Facts for the Year 1988 Apple files a copyright infringement against Microsoft .
IBM AS/400 midrange computer <ul><li>This IBM AS/400 midrange computer that was introduced in 1988. </li></ul>
Computer Facts for the year 1989 <ul><li>Fred Cohen is awarded the Information Technology Award. </li></ul><ul><li>Orange book is released by Philips and Sony. </li></ul>
More Computer Facts for the Year 1989 <ul><li>Grid Systems Corporation introduces the first pen-based computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Intel releases the 486DX processor, with more than 1 million transistors and multitasking capabilities. </li></ul>