Digital computers. Computer hardwarePeripheralsMicroprocessor integrated circuitsFuture CPU designs. Microprocessor integrated circuits. Future CPU designs. Operating systemsModern types of operating systems. Modern types of operating systems. Computer software. Early historyComputer precursorsThe first computerEarly business machines. Computer precursors. The first computer. Early business machines. Invention of the modern computerEarly experimentsPioneering workDevelopments during World War IIToward the classical computer.
Early experiments. Pioneering work. Developments during World War II. Toward the classical computer. The age of Big IronProgramming languagesEarly computer language developmentFORTRAN, COBOL, and ALGOLOperating systemsTime-sharing and minicomputers.
Programming languagesEarly computer language developmentFORTRAN, COBOL, and ALGOL. Early computer language development. FORTRAN, COBOL, and ALGOL. Operating systems. Time-sharing and minicomputers. The personal computer revolutionThe microprocessorThe microcomputerEarly microcomputer softwareThe personal computerThe market expands. The microprocessor. The microcomputerEarly microcomputer software.
Early microcomputer software. The personal computerThe market expands. The market expands. Living in cyberspaceEver smaller computersOne interconnected world. Ever smaller computers.