By Amadou Ndiaye
World's Oldest Computing Device
The rusty bronze fragments of the Antikythera Mechanism, the world's oldest computer, are 100 years older than scientists previously thought.
This is according to Argentinian researchers who found that an eclipse prediction calendar - a dial on the back of the mechanism - includes a solar eclipse that happened on May 12, 205 B.C.
Previous radiocarbon dating analysis of the remarkable mechanism had provided a later construction date of around 100 to 150 BC.
On November 6th...
Debut of the Playstation
Sony brings the PlayStation to the U.S. and sells the console for $299. Nintendo releases the Nintendo 64 in Japan (it's released in the U.S. in 1996).
Where To Get More Sony Products
- Website: http://www.sony.com/
- Sony make products like TV's and DVD's, Cameras, Smartphones and Tables e.t.c. But their most popular product is the Playstation(their most recent one being the PS4)
Steve Jobs was born in San Francisco, California, on February 24, 1955, to two University of Wisconsin graduate students who gave him up for adoption. Smart but directionless, Jobs experimented with different pursuits before starting Apple Computers with Steve Wozniak in 1976. Apple's revolutionary products, which include the iPod, iPhone and iPad, are now seen as dictating the evolution of modern technology. He died in 2011, following a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Now Steve is remembered as one of the greatest inventor and one of the smartest and innovative people in history. Steve has a net worth of 8.3 billion.
World's First Computer Game
Product Placement in Video Games
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- I also used the websites that were on the scavenger hunt worksheet