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Computers - vocabulary
|People, from the beginning of time, have created devices that help them to count.|
Cavemen counted with their fingers and toes.
30,000 years ago, Cro-Magon man carved notches into bones.
Approximately 4,000 years ago the Chinese invented the Abacus.
In the early 17th century, John Napier ( Neper in French) invented
In 1642, Blaise Pascal invented one of the first mechanical calculators
Later in that century, Leibnitz modified the Pascaline and created a new
The first programmable computers appeared during World War II.
Since then, things have improved.
Nowadays, computers are used by millions
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