• A Brief History Of Personal Computers
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    A Brief History of Personal Computers The electronic computer is a relatively modern invention; the first fully operable computer was developed about 50 years ago, at the end of World War II, by a team at the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School of Engineering. This team was headed by John Mauchly and J. Prosper Eckert, who named the new machine ENIAC, for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator. ENIAC was hardly a personal computer, occupying a large room and weighing about 33 tons....
  • Computers In Education Personal Computer
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    Computers in Education The typical school has 1 computer per 20 students, a ratio that computer educators feel is still not high enough to affect classroom learning as much as books and classroom conversation. Some critics see computer education as merely the latest in a series of unsuccessful attempts to revolutionise education through the use of audio- and visually-oriented non print media. For example, motion pictures, broadcast television, filmstrips, audio recorders, and videotapes were all...
  • The Computer Information Commodore Year
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    The Computer This report is about the impact that the personal computer has made during the past 10 years on the the community. It is a report that includes detailed information about the personal computer and the way it has worked its way into a lot of peoples everyday lives. It includes information about the Internet and how it has shaped peoples life from just a hobby and into an obsession. It includes detailed information about its history, especially the time in which it was first developed...
  • Personal Computer Computers Apple Age
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    Computers, I Don't Like Computers. So Why Can't I Get A Job? Today most jobs use computers. Employees are probably going to use one on the job. A lot of people are being refused jobs because they don't have enough (If any) Computer related experience. We are moving into the technology age everything is going to be run by computers. Is this good? That doesn't matter because people are trying to find the fastest way to get things done, and computers are the answer. One of my relatives is having t...
  • Macintosh Vs Ibm Personal Comput
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    Macintosh vs. IBM The IBM and Macintosh computers have been in competition with each other for years, and each of them have their strong points. They both had their own ideas about where they should go in the personal computer market. They also had many developments, which propelled themselves over the other. It all started when Thomas John Watson became president of Computing Tabulating Recording in 1914, and in 1924 he renamed it to International Business Machines Corporation. He eventually w...
  • Personal Computer Gates Microsoft Computers
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    INTRODUCTION We are living in the information age. Everything nowadays revolves around computers and electronics. A person in California can play another competitor in Iran a game of chess without leaving their home by the use of computers. Computers have become a lot smaller and much more famous around the world. One individual has played a big role in the computer industry. He is an American business executive, chairman and chief executive officer of the Microsoft Corporation, and a multi bill...
  • History Of Microsoft Operating System
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    History of Microsoft My research paper is going to be on whether or not Microsoft should be broken up by the Justice Department. In order to understand what is going on in the trial, you need to know the history of Microsoft. Without knowing the history of Microsoft, there would be no way of forming an accurate opinion of whether Microsoft should be broken up or not. Microsoft first came into existence in 1975 and was founded by William H. Gates III (Bill Gates) and Paul Allen. The first produc...
  • Personal Computers And Laptop Computers
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    The two types of computers that are the most common people use are the Personal computer, and the Laptop computer. Most people would say that there is not that much difference between the two, but they have no idea how wrong they are. The Personal computer is what the majority of the people have in their homes. PC is a term that means personal computer use. With these Personal computers, people can use it at home, school, or at a business. These computers can store abundant memory and space. Th...
  • Computer Science Optical Disk
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    Even before the first computer was conceptualized, data had already been stored on hard copy medium and used with a machine. As early as 1801, the punched card was used as a control device for mechanical looms. One and one-half centuries later, IBM joined punched cards to computers, encoding binary information as patterns of small rectangular holes. Today, punch cards are rarely used with computers. Instead, they are used for a handful of train tickets and election ballots. Although some may fi...
  • Entrepreneurs Ice Cream
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    Paper #2: Entrepreneurs INTRODUCTION In this paper, I am going to talk about the contest of business and some of its greatest entrepreneurs. The three entrepreneurs that I have researched are Bill Gates, Master P, and Ben & Jerry. I will be looking at their backgrounds, financial assets, beginnings, and contributions. DISCUSSION Bill GatesBackgroundBorn on October 28, 1955, Gates and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. Their father, William H. Gates, is a Seattle attorney. Their late mother, Ma...
  • Perplexed Poe Personal Computer Simpatico Internet 18 March
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    ... to hear the suffering in the voice of his victim. He gets off on causing pain. Replying to Fortunato's plea he mimics 'Yes, let us be gone,' with contempt in his voice (Poe 7). Montressor has broken another man's spirit, and taken away his life. This makes him happy, because he has upheld a troublesome family motto 'Nemo me immune laces sit' ('No one assails me with impunity') (Poe 4). A twisted outdated motto causes the death of Fortunato. The burying of a live body conjures up images of d...
  • Operating System Microsoft Computer Ibm
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    The electronic computer has been around for over a half-century, but its ancestors have been around for 2000 years. From abacus to our modern souped up computer with the Intel Pentium III processor the computer has come an incredibly long way. One of the most significant events that would affect its development would be the teaming up of IBM and Microsoft to create a new operating system for the microcomputer. The synergy of these two corporations would change the way we compute today. The noto...
  • Technophobia Technology Personal Computer
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    Technophobia An Impediment to Personal Development With the onslaught of new technology emerging since the late Nineteen Seventies, and its subsequent divergence throughout the Eighties and Nineties, there has been little time to adjust to the impact of newer technologies nor the sky-rocketing popularity in both personal and professional lives. Most have adapted, many sing it's praises, however, for those that have not embraced, nor welcomed for that matter, such things as the personal computer,...
  • Technology Divide Among Minorities
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    Technology Divide Among Minorities New advances in technology like the Internet were supposed to lead the path of a new era of fairness for everybody in this country. As the great equalizer or leveler, the Web would give every American access to more education, business, public services, and economic power than ever before. But at the same time, there is evidence that advances in technology may be also aggravating existing patterns of inequalities among minorities in this country. These minoriti...
  • Bill Gates Operating System
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    Bill Gates is the most successful business man in the world today, and he is also in the fastest growing industry in the world. "Most of Bills personal beliefs revolve around working hard and trying your hardest to succeed. He believes that if you are intelligent and know how to apply your intelligence you can accomplish anything. Bill thinks that if you don't work your hardest you will never succeed... ." Bill Gates, a onetime computer nerd, was the only chief executive Microsoft had until he d...
  • William Bill Henry Gates 1955 Present
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    As a young man he attended Harvard, but soon dropped out to found his now multi billion dollar company, Microsoft in 1975. Bill Gates took components from two other inventors and combined them to form the first Personal Computer. John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz had designed a programming language called BASIC; Gates used this on the Altair system. This was Microsoft's and Bill Gates' first product, which sparked the beginning of Microsoft's multi billion-dollar empire. Bill Gates soon formed a bene...
  • Apple Vs Pc Operating System
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    Apple vs. The World Apple vs. The World In past years, Apple was on a downward spiral, but now the Mac is back on the right track. The interim CEO Steve Jobs has brought them from expected quarterly loses to now, first quarter net income of some 150 millions dollars. The question still remains, is Apple back to stay? With the Windows driven world of today, can Apple assert them self to claim market share? Apple? s stunning new hardware, user-friendly operating system, and drive for incredible ne...
  • Bill Gates Biography Personal Computer
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    Bill Gates: Biography William H. Gates Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Microsoft Corporation William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation, the leading provider, worldwide, of software for the personal computer. Microsoft had revenues of $8. 6 billion for the fiscal year ending June 1996, and employs more than 20, 000 people in 48 countries. Born on October 28, 1955, Gates and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. Their father, William H. Gates II, ...
  • Bill Gates William Henry
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    William Henry Gates the III, is also referred as "The king of Software' he cofounder the Microsoft Corporation, the largest computer software company. Gates is an American business executive officer of Microsoft. He was born in Seattle, Washington on October 28, 1955. He was the second child and only son of William Henry Gates Jr. who was an attorney and former schoolteacher. Bill developed an early interest in computer science and began studying computers in the seventh grade. By the age of tw...
  • Biography Of Bill Personal Computer
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    BIOGRPAHY OF BILL GATE William H. Gates Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Microsoft Corporation William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation, the leading provider, worldwide, of software for the personal computer. and employs more than 20, 000 people in 48 countries. Born on October 28, 1955, Gates and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. Their late mother, Mary Gates, was a schoolteacher, Un...