• Computers, Then and Now
    overlaps in history existed between microchip-based computers and transistor-based computers throughout the 1960s, and even into the early 1970s. * three microprocessor designs that came out at about the same time. The first was produced by Intel (the 4004). Soon after, models from Texas...
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  • Operating System
    systems in early 1950's for their IBM 701. The system of the 50's generally ran one job at a time. These were called single-stream batch processing systems because programs and data were submitted in groups or batches. The 1960's - Third Generation The systems of the 1960's were also batch processing...
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  • Copyingprocess
    first Xerox copier was tested during 1949 and was marketed one year later. 1.65...... 1949................... DIFFUSION TRANSFER. Agfa’s Copyrapid; Gevaert’s Gevacopy (1950); Kodak VERIFAX (1952–1976); COPYPROOF (1980s?); DT was widespread in various countries by 1960. Other products not specifically...
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  • History of Computers
    programming. This group of machines included EDVAC and UNIVAC, the first commercially available computers. Early in the 1950s two important engineering discoveries changed the electronic computer field. The first computers were made with vacuum tubes, but by the late 1950's computers were being made...
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  • Key Terms
    Zach Wingrove Key Terms: Chapter 28 1. IBM: In the mid-1950s the International Business Machines Company (IBM) introduced its first major data-processing computers and began to find a wide market for them among businesses in the United States and abroad. These early successes, combined...
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  • Post War History Notes
    many families to afford. 1960s- Mass production and disposable appliances * Early 60’s development in manufacturing technology led to a hug increase in mass production, this meant that appliances become not just affordable but essential for everyday living. * As more and more people were...
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  • Operating System Manual
    systems in early 1950's for their IBM 701. The system of the 50's generally ran one job at a time. These were called single-stream batch processing systems because programs and data were submitted in groups or batches. * The systems of the 1960's were also batch processing systems, but they...
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  • EVOLUTION OF THE OPERATING SYSTEM
    working on. As computers evolved in the 1950s and 1960s however, the distinction between hardware such as the CPU and memory (or Core as it was called then) and the software that was written on top of it became apparent. Batch job systems in the 1960s • IBM 360 series, and JCL (Job Control...
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  • About the Vi
    circuits were viewed as less desirable during the early 1960s. Monolithic integrated circuits and computer systems that incorporated this technology were available earlier than firms like IBM, with its hybrid technology, anticipated. It was expected that firms that integrated later, would choose the...
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  • the historical relationship between new technologies and the American film industry
    synchronized-voice movie stimulated Hollywood companies begin to use Vitaphone sound in their films, thus sound became extensively used in Hollywood since 1920s. During the Golden Age of Hollywood, lasted from late 1920s to the early 1960s, Hollywood studios released thousands of movies. At this period...
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  • Computer Operating System
    even assembly languages). The 1950's - Second Generation: By the early 1950's, the routine had improved somewhat with the introduction of punch cards. The General Motors Research Laboratories implemented the first operating systems in early 1950's for their IBM 701. The system of the 50's generally...
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  • Cad/Cam Begining
    throw away our punched cards and rub our noses into a colossal missed opportunity. I suppose our only defense is that we were being paid to build airplanes not computers. 8. CONCLUSION In summary, CAM came into existence during the late 1950s, catalyzing the advent of CAD on the early 1960s...
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  • History of Operating Systems
    developments of social consequence in the last several decades. Now many users have dedicated computer systems available for their own use at any time of the day or night. Computer power that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars in the early 1960s is now available for less than a thousand dollars. Personal...
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  • Management
    management at the beginning of the twentieth century. The introduction of Taylor's method of scientific management and Henry Ford's moving assembly line brought the world into an age where management was predominantly centered around the production of goods. In the late 1950s and early 1960s scholars moved...
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  • Compare and Contrast Television 50's
    The Transformation of Television Programming Television became a national mass media during the 1950’s and 1960’s and has changed its programming throughout the years to become what we watch today. Starting off with only three channels, NBC, CBS, and ABC, its content has transformed...
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  • History of Gis
    Goodchild (1985) claims that the GIS era began in the early 1960’s and involves looking beyond the confines of spatial analysis in academic geography to the fields of computer cartography, computer aided design and database. During the 1960’s the use of computers to store, retrieve, display and...
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  • History of Internet
    The history of the Internet starts in the 1950s and 1960s with the development of computers. This began with point-to-point communication between mainframe computers and terminals, expanded to point-to-point connections between computers and then early research into packet switching. Packet...
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  • Internet and How It Is Changing Our Habits
    ------------------------------------------------- History of the Internet From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia History of computing | Hardware | * Hardware before 1960 * Hardware 1960s to present * Hardware in Soviet Bloc countries | Computer science | * Artificial...
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  • Computers and Art
    technologies that would be vital for the development of the digital computer later on. Some examples are the punched card and the valve. Charles Babbage was the first person to design a fully programmable computer as early as 1837. However, he was unable to actually construct his computer due to a...
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  • Mac vs Ibm
    considerable maintenance. Typically, they were programmed directly in machine language, although by the mid-1950s progress had been made in several aspects of advanced programming" (Talos 26). This group of machines included EDVAC and UNIVAC, the first commercially available computers. Early in the...
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