Covers the history of computing from earliest times up through mechanical adding machines, calculators, giant brains, early computers of the 1940's, 1950's, up to the microcomputers of the early 1980's. Over 500 devices mentioned. Over 1,300 pages of information!
Very easy to use. Includes fascinating information on early computing and calculating machines, early digital computers, computer pioneers and entrepreneurs, computer companies, historical topics on ArpaNet/Internet, Silicon Valley, ENIAC, UNIVAC, SWAC, vacuum tubes/transistors, microprocessors, and much more! Covers early PC history as well. Includes glossaries, bibliography, chronology of historical firsts in computing, and much more. Illustrated. This is the world's first hypertext guide to computing history spanning 6,000 years!
New edition for 2001 now contains over 1000 photos and illustrations. Includes early programming languages, historical topics and articles, early transistor and vacuum tube technologies, robotics and much more.
Includes a Glossary of 7,000 terms & abbreviations, Chronology of historical events- 6,000, Over 3,000 individual entries in all. Includes a Computer History Quiz - 101 Questions to test your computer history knowledge
Installs to your hard disk or runs from the CD ROM.
Runs under Windows 95/98/NT or above.
Supports both Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Communicator browsers.
A great educational aid and reference tool!