Day: January 8, 2020

Sixth Generation of Computers

Technology advancements are often quantified and identified by the terminology “generation.” Each year, the product development process improves, this is deemed a generation. With each new generation of computer, the motherboard and silicon footprint decreases and the speed, power and memory power increases. Progression of Computers Computers have come a […]

History: Computers Components and Technology

A computer is compared to a calculator; used to increase the speed and accuracy of numerical computations–the abacus and more modern mechanical calculators (dating back more than 5,000 years ago–using rows of sliding beads or mechanical rods an gears to perform arithmetic operations. However, even during the nineteenth century calculators […]

The History of Computers

The early computers The history of computer dates back a lot longer than the 1900s, in fact computers have been around for over 5000 years. In ancient time a “computer”, (or “computor”) was a person who performed numerical calculations under the direction of a mathematician. Some of the better known […]