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The History of Modern Computers
An index to famous inventors in the computer business, over twenty-six fully illustrated features cover the history of computers from Konrad Zuse and the first programmable in 1936 - to today's computers.

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Computers: History and Development
Brief outline of early history and a description of the next five generations of computers.
Triumph of the Nerds
Timeline of computer history and some of the major figures involved.
The History of Computers During My Lifetime
The history of the computers of the 70s, 80s and 90s.
Computers: Mind Machine Web Museum
Virtual computer history gallery, full of rare and surprisingly beautiful photos (1955 Geniac Computer or 1960 ThinkATron computer game.)

Apple Computers
Apple Lisa, the first home computer with a GUI, graphical user interface. Apple Macintosh, the famous Apple home computer. More apple history.
Atari Computers
A history of the entertaining game computer.
Cray Supercomputer
Seymour Cray, inventor of the Cray Supercomputer.

Computer Peripherals
History of compact disks, floppy disks etc.
Laptop Computers
Hard to decide who was first.
Ram - Random Access Memory
Robert Dennard was the inventor of ram: random access memory, the device was patented in 1968 by Dennard.
Punch Cards
Herman Hollerith, invented a punch-card tabulation machine system for statistical computation.
Robert Metcalfe and Xerox invented network computing.
John Bardeen, Walter Brattain & Wiliam Shockley invented the transistor in 1947.

George R. Stibitz
Inventor, recognized as the father of the modern digital computer in 1939.

Related Innovations
Computer Games
Software Innovations
History of the Internet
Office Innovations

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