The Evolution Of IT

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The Evolution Of IT

The Evolution Of IT

Douglas Engelbart shows a prototype of the modern computer, with a mouse and a graphical user interface (GUI). This marks the evolution of the computer from a specialized machine for scientists and mathematicians to technology that is more accessible to the general public.

J.V. Atanasoff, a professor of physics and mathematics at Iowa State University, attempts to build the first computer without gears, cams, belts or shafts.

1937

Microsoft announces Windows, its response to Apple’s GUI. Commodore unveils the Amiga 1000, which features advanced audio and video capabilities.The first dot-com domain name is registered on March 15, years before the World Wide Web would mark the formal beginning of Internet history.

The term Wi-Fi becomes part of the computing language and users begin connecting to the Internet without wires.

Microsoft launches Windows 7, which offers the ability to pin applications to the taskbar and advances in touch and handwriting recognition, among other features.Apple unveils the iPad, changing the way consumers view media and jumpstarting the dormant tablet computer segment.

It refers to anything related to computing technology, such as networking, hardware, software, the Internet, or the people that work with these technologies. Many companies now have IT departments for managing the computers, networks, and other technical areas of their businesses.

1964

Concept

1950

1985

1999

2009/2010


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