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BOB (Brains on Board), az 1983-as személyi robotasszisztens, illetve az Atari Mind Link nevű játéka 1984-ből

The big-time Consumer Electronics Show, CES, launched in 1967, has always strived to provide an insight into the future of high-tech.

The Manchester Museum of Science and Industry hosted an event organised by the British Computer Conservation Society.

Charles Babbage (1792-1871), British mathematician and inventor designed two prototype mechanical computers, but failed to complete either during his lifetime.

Set up in the 1950’s, the ACM/GAMM Committee, made up of European and American computer scientists, decided to develop the first block-structured language on 11 January 1960.

The binary number system is the basis of digital machines, for instance, the basis of computers. The development of the binary system is linked to the work of the German mathematician Gottfried Leibniz in the 18th century.

Bill Hewlett (1913-2001) and Dave Packard (1912-1996) graduated from Stanford as electrical engineers in 1935.

January marks an important month for Apple, and consequently for computer history as well.

On 14 December 1952 a letter of intent was issued by the US Navy to MIT. The renowned university was requested to develop the Airplane Stability and Control Analyzer programme (ASCA) as a continuation of the Whirlwind Project.

British mathematician Tommy Flowers (1905-1998), who designed the prototype of Colossus, took an active part in codebreaking in World War Two.

Macintosh Plus

Jeff Keacher, a software consultant in Denver, decided to embark on an especially challenging IT project that he had set for himself: getting his 27-year-old Macintosh Plus computer connected to the worldwide web.