Computer dating history
Bumble was first founded to challenge the antiquated rules of dating.
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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.
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.
1954: The FORTRAN programming language, an acronym for FORmula TRANslation, is developed by a team of programmers at IBM led by John Backus, according to the University of Michigan.
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.1936: Alan Turing presents the notion of a universal machine, later called the Turing machine, capable of computing anything that is computable. Atanasoff, a professor of physics and mathematics at Iowa State University, attempts to build the first computer without gears, cams, belts or shafts.The central concept of the modern computer was based on his ideas. 1939: Hewlett-Packard is founded by David Packard and Bill Hewlett in a Palo Alto, California, garage, according to the Computer History Museum.Written in the C programming language, UNIX was portable across multiple platforms and became the operating system of choice among mainframes at large companies and government entities.Due to the slow nature of the system, it never quite gained traction among home PC users.