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Monthly Archives: March 2015

First UNIVAC delivered… #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1951 the first UNIVAC mainframe computer was delivered J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly had founded EMCC to build mainframe computers… Read more »

First tweet… #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On this day in 2006 the first Tweet was sent It was Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams and Biz Stone, who took Dorsey’s earlier notions forward… Read more »

Web firsts… #history

Excerpts from The PC Pioneers Thirty years ago, on this day in 1985, the first .com web domain was registered In just 30 years the world wide web has gone… Read more »

Microsoft IPO… #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1986, Microsft had its IPO – initial public offering Microsoft Windows 1.0 was finally launched at COMDEX in November 1985, and… Read more »

PC ignition sequence – Homebrew… #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers Forty years ago, on this day in 1975, the inaugural meeting of the Homebrew Computer Club assembled many of the early PC pioneers Gordon French… Read more »

Yet another hierarchical officious oracle… #history

Excerpt from The PC Pioneers On this day in 1995 Yahoo! was launched David Filo and Jerry Yang were pursuing doctorates in Electrical Engineering at Stanford when they decided to… Read more »

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