Computer dating 1970
1941: Atanasoff and his graduate student, Clifford Berry, design a computer that can solve 29 equations simultaneously.
This marks the first time a computer is able to store information on its main memory.
Kilby was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2000 for his work.
1964: Douglas Engelbart shows a prototype of the modern computer, with a mouse and a graphical user interface (GUI).
population had grown so large that it took more than seven years to tabulate the U. Today, we carry more computing power on our smartphones than was available in these early models.1973: Robert Metcalfe, a member of the research staff for Xerox, develops Ethernet for connecting multiple computers and other hardware.1974-1977: A number of personal computers hit the market, including Scelbi & Mark-8 Altair, IBM 5100, Radio Shack's TRS-80 — affectionately known as the "Trash 80" — and the Commodore PET.1977: Jobs and Wozniak incorporate Apple and show the Apple II at the first West Coast Computer Faire.It offers color graphics and incorporates an audio cassette drive for storage.
1978: Accountants rejoice at the introduction of Visi Calc, the first computerized spreadsheet program.