• ENIAC is created • CSIRAC is created.
• Short for Electronic Numerical
Integrator and calculator. • Short for council for
• It took three years to build scientific and industrial
.(1943-1946) research automatic.
• It took up 1,800 square feet
and used 18,000 vacuum • This was Australia's first
tubes to operate. computer and was first run
• Weighed 50 tons. in November 1949 and was
• It was originally created to considered the fifth
help with war efforts against electronic stored program
the German army.
ever developed at the time.
• The IBM 650 magnetic drum
calculator is first mass produced •CERN is created
computer- allowed much faster •CERN was a laboratory that was
access to stored material than drum established in September 1954.
memory machines. •Today it is the world’s largest physics
• More than 1,800 are sold in first eight
•This is where the internet was first
years of creation.
• Gordon Moore makes an • In 1967 IBM creates the first
observation that is later called Floppy disk.
• Moore’s observation was that • The Floppy disk is an
ever since the Integrated alternative to a hard dive.
circuit has been developed, The floppy disk was
the amount of transistors has portable and cheaper than
doubled per square inch.
the hard drive.
• Dr. Gordon Moore admitted
that his law is expected to
reach its physical limits in the
• Robert Metcalfe invents the • Steve Wozinak creates the
Ethernet first Apple computer, the
• Ethernet is a fast and Apple I, which is a start to
reliable solution to connect one of the biggest
computer together to allow industries today.
them to share information.
• IBM joins the computer race • 1982 the luggable computer is
by announcing the IBM introduced as an early type of
Personal Computer on August computer that was easier to
12, 1981, which runs the new move than other computers,
weighing around 15 to 30
MS-DOS operating system. pounds. These computers
generally had a small CRT
• This is relevant because the display and keyboard as one
MS-DOS operating system is unit These computers offered
several benefits for mobility
not commonly used today, but when compared to the
the command shell is used standard computer at the
through Microsoft Windows time.
• Tim Berners-lee worked • The World Wide Web is
with Robert Cailliau at CERN launched to the public
to propose a hypertext August 6th 1991 which lets
system which is the first all types of users to the
start of the internet. web.
• Users are just anyone who
uses a computer or internet
• Computers continue to work and the • Young Filipino students releases
world doesn't come to an end on January
1, 2000 as some feared might happen the ILOVEYOU e-mail virus that
because of the year 2000 bug. begins infecting computers.
• The Virus Starts spreading over
• This event was abbreviated Y2K. The year
2000 was a reported issue of the two digit the Internet starting on May 4,
date stamp system used by IBM. IBM used 2000.
this to save code space
• The virus becomes one of the
• Programmers created the dates to be most costly viruses ever,
represented by two digits such as 79 for estimated causing over $10
1979. When these computers roll over to
2000, the computer would interpret 2000 billion dollars in damage because
as 00, causing the computer to think it of the steps involved in cleaning a
was 1900. computer after it has been
• As a result of this scare several million
dollars were spent on government and
business computers upgrading the code
and the software to accept the year 2000.