Brief history of the internet the internet has revolutionized the computer and communications world like nothing before this is intended to be a brief. A brief history of computer technology a complete history of computing would include a multitude of diverse devices such as the ancient chinese abacus, the jacquard loom (1805) and charles. Cmpe12 1) history of computers the history of computers the history of computers is interesting (or should be if you are in this class.
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Mahoney history of computing in the history of technology page 2 2see aspray (1984) for a recent, brief survey of the state of the field. In 1822, the mathematician charles babbage designed the first programmable computer, which was steam powered and programmed with punch cards however, babbage was unable to complete the. A short history of computers and computing robert mannell one of the earliest machines designed to assist people in calculations was the abacus which is still being used some 5000 years.
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