The Computer History Museum has an excellent one-page scroller on the modern history of computers. It begins with Bell Labs’ George Stibitz Model K (K stands for kitchen) circuit relay-based boolean adder in 1937, followed by mainframes, home computers, and mobile phones after that. It then ends in the 2010s with the Raspberry Pi, Apple Watch, and more.
Apr 2, 2021
While reading Tracy Kidder book “The Soul of a New Machine” which tells the entrepreneurship history of minicomputers, I remembered the VAX terminal machines we used at the American University of B...