Computer Components

The Four Generations Of Computers

Computers play a huge part in almost all of our lives, but how did these machines become so powerful and important? And what were some of the earliest models like? This collection of videos takes us through the Four Generations of computers, starting with Colossus, the worlds first electronic computer (launched in 1944) and finishing with the BBC Micro (launched in 1981) and Fourth Generation Computers, looking at how technology changed throughout these years.
Integrated Circuits: Third Generation Technology - The Four Generations of Computers (3/4)

Tim Berners-Lee


Tim Berners-Lee is an English computer scientist, best known as an inventor of the World Wide Web. He made a proposal for an information management system in March 1989. He implemented the first successful communication between a hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) client and server via the internet sometime around mid November of that same year.
The Life of Tim Berners-Lee