Gigantic components of IBM 360.
Gigantic components of IBM 360.
it seems computer history museum offers online version. that’s nice. Article from MercuryNews. check this out. http://www.mercurynews.com/business-headlines/ci_17745077?nclick_check=1
photo and text from wikipedia. photo by Ed Uthman. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_I when I first saw this, I was surprised this woody and cute computer by apple. I can never imagine this company makes most sophisticated computer devices in its design 20 years later. interesting. especially, hand-crafted “apple”s log is nice. from wikipedia. Apple I The Apple [...]
last year, I saw this at computer history museum in mountain view. it was impressive. photo and text from wikipedia. CDC 6600 The CDC 6600 was a mainframe computer from Control Data Corporation, first delivered in 1964. It is generally considered to be the first successful supercomputer, outperforming its fastest predecessor, IBM 7030 Stretch, by [...]
Text from Wikipedia. Tablet computer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tablet_computer A tablet computer, or simply tablet, is a complete personal mobile computer, larger than a mobile phone or personal digital assistant, integrated into a flat touch screen and primarily operated by touching the screen. It often uses an onscreen virtual keyboard or a digital pen rather than a physical [...]
text from wikipedia. HRS-100 HRS-100, ХРС-100, GVS-100 or ГВС-100, (ref.1, 2 and 3) (Serbian: Hibridni Računarski Sistem, Russian: Гибридная Вычислительная Система, English: Hybrid Computer System) was a third generation hybrid computer developed by Mihajlo Pupin Institute (Serbia, then SFR Yugoslavia) and engineers from USSR. It was deployed in Academy of Sciences of USSR in 1971. [...]
this controls everything….. Central processing unit (CPU) from wikipedia The central processing unit (CPU) is the portion of a computer system that carries out the instructions of a computer program, and is the primary element carrying out the computer’s functions. The central processing unit carries out each instruction of the program in sequence, to perform [...]
Personal Computer – Workstation. explanation regarding Workstation on Wikipedia. A workstation is a high-end personal computer designed for technical or scientific applications. Intended primarily to be used by one person at a time, they are commonly connected to a local area network and run multi-user operating systems. Workstations are used for tasks such as computer-aided [...]
History of Personal Computer (from Wikipedia) In what was later to be called The Mother of All Demos, SRI researcher Douglas Englebart in 1968 gave a preview of what would become the staples of daily working life in the 21st century – e-mail, hypertext, word processing, video conferencing, and the mouse. The demonstration required technical [...]
what is minicomputer? I have never heard this word and didn’t know what Minicomputer is. I found this from Wikipedia. Minicomputer (from Wikipedia) A minicomputer (colloquially, mini) is a class of multi-user computers that lies in the middle range of the computing spectrum, in between the largest multi-user systems (mainframe computers) and the smallest single-user [...]