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History of Technology - Inventors

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A short history of technology showcases inventors of key computer technology from 1976 to 2014. This presentation was created to give people/kids an idea of who invented personal computer, modern cell phones, social networks and other vital technologies we use daily.

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History of Technology - Inventors

  1. 1. H I S T O R Y O F T E C H N O L O G Y I N V E N T O R S
  2. 2. C R E A T E S • Computers were huge but not to powerful • Mostly used for science and business, nobody had a computer at home L A R G E C O M P U T E R S 1976
  3. 3. M I C R O S O F T & A P P L E • In 1975 they were the first computers in homes • Windows computer invented by Bill Gates (Microsoft) • Apple computer by Steve Jobs (Apple) I N V E N T T H E P E R S O N A L C O M P U T E R ( P C ) Dad with Apple Computer at Age 14 in 1990 B I L L G A T E S S T E V E J O S 1976
  4. 4. 1975 TIMELINE BIG Computers 1976 SMALL Computers 2014 TODAY 1990 Dad’s First Computer 2006 LENNON 2010 LULA
  5. 5. M I C H A E L D E L L M A K E S • Companies started buying computers for every employee • Computers sold went from the thousands to the millions A F F O R D A B L E C O M P U T E R S 1992 Y O U N G E S T C E O O F F O R T U N E 5 0 0 C O M P A N Y
  6. 6. 1975 TIMELINE BIG Computers 1976 SMALL Computers 20141992 CHEAP Computers 1995 WEB Computers Dad works on first website 1997 1999 Mom visits first website
  7. 7. M I C R O S O F T W I N D O W S E V E R Y B O D Y H A S F E W P E O P L E A P P L E M A C A L M O S T W E N T O U T O F B U S I N E S S I N 1 9 9 7 1995-20001995-2000
  8. 8. A P P L E R E - I N V E N T S I T S E L F 1997-2007 W I T H L O T S O F N E W P R O D U C T S S T E V E J O B S A M A Z I N G P R E S E N T O R
  9. 9. A P P L E I N V E N T S S M A R T P H O N E 2007 iPhone Cell phones were boring. Used for calling and texting The iPhone was fun! Everything was an App!
  10. 10. M A R K Z U C K E R B E R G F A C E B O O K 2008 2 5 0 M I L L I O N F A C E B O O K U S E R S 2004 N O U S E R S www.facebook.com Share photos Facebook on iPhone Chat with friends See what friends are doing
  11. 11. 1975 TIMELINE BIG Computers 1976 SMALL Computers 20141992 CHEAP Computers 1995 WEB Computers 2007 FUN Comps & Cell 2008 SHARE Facebook
  12. 12. Y A H O O & G O O G L E O N L I N E S E A R C H 2010 F I N D N E W S A N D W E B S I T E S F I N D A N Y T H I N G O N T H E W E B J E R R Y Y A N & D A V I D F I L O Y A H O O . C O M Y A H O O . C O M S T A R T E D I N 1 9 9 4 G O O G L E . C O M S T A R T E D I N 1 9 9 8 L A R R Y P A G E & S E R G E Y B R I N G O O G L E . C O M
  13. 13. A M A Z O N & E B A Y O N L I N E S H O P P I N G 2010 J E F F B E Z O S , A M A Z O N . C O M F O U N D E R & M E G W H I T M A N S E L L S M O R E B O O K S T H E N A L L B O O K S T O R E S S E L L S E V E R Y T H I N G
  14. 14. A P P S A P P L E I N V E N T S I P A D 2011 2 5 M I L L I O N D O W N L O A D S L U L A I S 1 Y E A R O L D
  15. 15. C O M P U T E R M O U S E C L I C K 1963 20142010 B E C O M E S T O U C H 2007 2014 6 B I L L I O N C E L L P H O N E U S E R S V S . F I N G E R M O S T P E O P L E S T I L L U S E A M O U S E A T W O R K
  16. 16. 1975 TIMELINE BIG Computers 1976 SMALL Computers 20141992 CHEAP Computers 1995 WEB Computers 2007 FUN Comps & Cell 2008 SHARE Facebook 2011 Apps iPad New Future
  17. 17. W H O W I L L H E L P N E X T W I T H C O M P U T E R S 2014 N E W A P P L E C O M P U T E R S C O M P U T E R G L A S S E S S E L F - D R I V I N G C A R S R O B O T S ? W H A T D O Y O U W A N T T O S E E I N T H E F U T U R E ?

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