Computer Apps. Scavenger Hunt

By: Benjamin Dery

Old Technological Device

- Antikythera Mechanism: This device was made in May 100 B.C.E. The person who invented this device is still unknown. The technology was used as a mechanism for astronomy and finding planets. Antikythera has helped other devices that our time develop by giving people ideas about what we should put into our astronomical inventions and what we could put in ours to make it better.

- www.techtimes.com

Pictures for various old devices

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Role of the Texas instrument for developing computers

- Founded in 1930, Texas Instrument was made to provide computer memory and many different semi conductors.

- http://www.computerhope.com/comp/ti.htm

Inernet's ability to be used publicly

- The internet was allowed to be use publicly for all people on August 6, 1991 .

- http://www.computerhope.com/

Favorite Search Engine

- My favorite search engine is google.

- Lary Page and Sergey Brin founded google.

- Google organizes all information in the world and makes it publicly accessible.

- You can access google anywhere as long as you have internet and some kind of technological device.

- Google was created on September 4, 1998

- Google was created to have a search engine that would give you infinite amount of searches.

- Google does have a way you can buy things on it.

- http://www.google.com/about/company/history/

- https://store.google.com/?playredirect=true

Who founded Microsoft?

- Bill Gates founded Microsoft in the year November 10, 1983, it is worth $290 Billion.

- http://money.cnn.com/2013/10/18/investing/microsoft-apple/

Apple

Co Founders of Apple: Steve Wozniak, and Steve Jobs

- http://www.computerhope.com/

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Steve Wozniak

- Steve Wozniak Bio: Stephen Gary "Steve" Wozniak, known as "Woz", is an American electronics engineer who co-founded Apple Computer with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne. Wozniak single-handedly designed both the Apple I and Apple II computers in the late 1970s

- http://www.landsnail.com/apple/local/profile/wozniak.html

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Steve Jobs

- Steve Jobs Bio: Steven Paul Jobs was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the cofounder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc.

- http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0423418/

Computer Games

- The first computer game to be invented was a game called Spacewar! in the year of 1962. In flappy bird there would be numerous ads for other games while you were playing the game.

- http://www.computerhope.com/

Disney

The ride that uses past present and future technology is a ride called Spaceship Earth.

First computer

- The first computer weighed around 1 ton.

- It used 150 KW of energy

- http://www.computerhope.com/

Dr. Robert C. Good Jr. Binary Abacus

- Dr. Robert C. Good jr. assisted in the working of the Abacus.

- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abacus

Chess

- In May 1997, a hess playing computer called deep blue defeated Russian grandmaster Garry Kasparov

- http://www.computerhope.com/

Plankalkul

- Plankalkul was the first high tech programming language made between the years of 1943- 1945.

- http://www.computerhope.com/

E-Commerce

- E-Commerce was available for use on the internet in 1991.

- http://www.computerhope.com/

Kindle

- 54,794 kindles are sold per day

- 20 million in 1 year

- http://bgr.com/2013/08/12/amazon-kindle-annual-sales-estimate/

Amazon

- Amazon's website: http://www.amazon.com/

- Logo for amazon is below

- Other products you can buy from amazon is the Amazon fire TV stick, Kindle Fire etc.

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Dog Pound Info

- The distributors to the Bedford High School dog pound are performance food service.
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Computer event

Heinz Nixdor was born April 9 1925. He was born on my birthday (Day and month).