History Of Computing

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History Of Computing

  1. 1. <ul><li> History of Computing
  2. 2. Hardware Basics</li></li></ul><li>Technology is:<br />anything that wasn’t around when you were born.<br />ALAN KAY<br />
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  4. 4. Should you care about<br />OLD<br />technology?<br />
  5. 5. History … illuminates reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life.<br />CICERO<br />
  6. 6. Men make their own history, but they do not make it just as they please; they do not make it under circumstances chosen by themselves, but under circumstances directly found, given and transmitted from the past. <br />KARL MARX<br />
  7. 7. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.<br />GEORGE SANTAYANA<br />
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  15. 15. Starvation, desertion, typhus, and suicide would rob the French Army of more men than all the battles of the Russian invasion combined.<br />PETERSON, R. K. D.<br />
  16. 16. The Russian campaign was the decisive turning-point of the Napoleonic Wars.<br />WIKIPEDIA<br />
  17. 17. Only<br />ONE<br />of <br />MANY<br />
  18. 18. 8000 BC<br />
  19. 19. 1850 AD<br />
  20. 20. In<br />1850<br />60%<br />of employed Americans worked in agriculture<br />
  21. 21. In<br />1994<br />2.7%<br />of employed Americans worked in agriculture<br />
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  25. 25. start<br />where would you<br />computer history?<br />
  26. 26. 3000<br />1650<br />prehistory<br />~<br />BC<br />
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  28. 28. 3000<br />1950<br />prehistory<br />~<br />BC<br />
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  30. 30. 1650<br />1940<br />mechanical<br />
  31. 31. 1650<br />1940<br />mechanical<br />
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  33. 33. 1650<br />1940<br />mechanical<br />
  34. 34. 1650<br />1940<br />mechanical<br />
  35. 35. 1940<br />1960<br />electronic<br />
  36. 36. 1940<br />1960<br />electronic<br />
  37. 37. 1940<br />1960<br />electronic<br />
  38. 38. 1940<br />1960<br />electronic<br />
  39. 39. 1940<br />1960<br />electronic<br />
  40. 40. 1940<br />1960<br />electronic<br />
  41. 41. 1940<br />1960<br />electronic<br />
  42. 42. 1940<br />1960<br />electronic<br />
  43. 43. 1960<br />1975<br />mini<br />
  44. 44. $400,000<br />ENIAC<br />$20,000<br />mini-computer<br />1960<br />1975<br />mini<br />
  45. 45. 1960<br />1975<br />mini<br />
  46. 46. 1975<br />1990<br />micro<br />
  47. 47. 1975<br />1990<br />micro<br />
  48. 48. 1990<br />present<br />network<br />
  49. 49. 1990<br />present<br />network<br />
  50. 50. why do you <br />care?<br />

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