Free software for the computer: "nothing to wear"?
You bought a computer for your home, turned it on ... - and you immediately wanted to exclaim, like in a fairy tale: “But the king (that is, the computer)…

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What is a "computer generation"? Generation "2" and the following
“If the aviation industry had developed as rapidly as the computing industry in the past 25 years, now a Boeing 767 would cost $ 500 and fly around the globe…

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How much did the first personal computer cost?
I must say that April 1 was a suitable day for the birth of a company that was going to do business at that time not at all serious, namely…

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Steve Jobs: why did he succeed?

Apple fans realized that this was inevitable. Their antagonists and indifferents did not think about this. October 5, 2011 Steve Jobs passed away …

If you have never seen records of his speeches, you probably draw him like this: an unprincipled, bile-oriented person oriented to profit. After all, only such a person could become a leader among business sharks? Watch iPhone, iPad, Stanford, or Steve Jobs presentations or interviews. You will understand that this is a sincere and intelligent person who achieved success only because he was engaged in a business for which he was born. Continue reading

Who invented the Ctrl-Alt-Del combination?

This year, personal computers turn 33 years old. And how many miracles for this short period created boxes, the necessity of which even their creators, IBM engineers doubted!

In the early 1980s, the company sold large computers (mainframes) to large customers: government, military, universities, research centers, large corporations. The orders were huge, the money from them went big. What is there to think about trifles, about some personal computers there! Is it possible to use them as smart terminals for mainframes? In 1975, the 5100 model computer was released, which was quite suitable for one person to work on it. It was a desktop, with a built-in black and white monitor, with a keyboard and a tape drive. A good candidate for personal computers, if not for the price – 20 thousand Continue reading

What revolutionary computer novelty did the manufacturer prepare for release? SPACE LUMINA

We are witnessing the advent of a new computer era, the era of the so-called wearable technology. There is a super-miniaturization of computer devices. At the same time, the list of their functions is expanding, the speed of computing processes is increasing, due to cloud technologies it is possible to store files of especially large sizes and work with these files from anywhere in the world.

Exactly four years ago, in April 2011, the still little-known, but very ambitious network company WOR (L) D GLOBAL NETWORK was created. The company plans to develop existing computer technologies to the most advanced level. There are no precedents, this is the first network company in the world – a Continue reading

How did Seymour Cray build supercomputers?
Elite customers bought the first supercomputers - the Atomic Energy Commission and the Weather Bureau. For three years, 63 CDC 6600 computers were sold, these computers worked in major US…

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How much did the first personal computer cost?
I must say that April 1 was a suitable day for the birth of a company that was going to do business at that time not at all serious, namely…

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How to get a Turing Award?
The most famous scientific award in the world is undoubtedly the Nobel Prize. It was founded by the famous industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel (Alfred Bernhard Nobel; 1833 - 1896).…

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Home mini server? Easy and convenient
Many people associate with the word "server" with a large expensive computer installed in a separate room, and with the constantly gloomy system administrator on duty near this farm Far…

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