A Brief History of Computers

The First Computer

The Analytical Machine aka the first

Above is the first “Computer” called the Analytical Engine. It was created by Charles Babbage in 1837


Shark biting on the internet cable that runs along the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean

Sharks find The Internet tasty. You can read all about the tubes that make up the internet in a book called, appropriately enough, Tubes

Moore’s Law

Graph Charting CPUs and Moore's Law

You can read a more detailed definition here, but, put simply Moore’s Law is defined as

…processor speeds, or overall processing power for computers will double every two years.

Links of Interest

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