Web Quest Scavenger Hunt

By: Cam Madej & Chris Grande

The Abacus

The Abacus was the first ever calculator used created in Babylonia anywhere from 2700 to 2300 BC. The Abacus was used by many for simple arithmetic calculations. http://www.blurtit.com/1012107/what-are-the-earliest-computing-devices

Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments played an enormous role in the technological advancements of the 20th century. Texas Instruments created the first domestic computer with a 16-bit processor. They created a new generation of technology and paved the path for computers to come. http://mason.gmu.edu/~montecin/computer-hist-web.htm
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Today in Computer History

Apple Computer Inc., Motorola Inc., IBM Corp. and four other computer companies form the PowerOpen Association Inc., intended to promote new computer chip technology in preparation for the release of the next generation of personal computers. http://www.computerhistory.org/tdih/March/9/

The Birth of The Internet & E-Commerce

On August 6th, 1991, The internet was made public & people all over the world had access to the future. With the Birth of the internet came E-Commerce. E-Commerce began in the year 1991. https://www.sba.gov/content/when-did-age-electronic-commerce-begin
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YouTube was created in February, 2005 by 3 former PayPal employees, Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim. With YouTube, you can upload and watch videos created by users. It can be accessed at www.youtube.com. You also have the option to purchase your favorite shows and movies on YouTube, and charge it to your card. They also make profit by getting money from sponsored users, by means of paycheck deduction.
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Microsoft Net Worth

Microsoft was founded in the year 1975 by Bill Gates & Paul Allen. Since then, it is worth approximately 290 Billion dollars.
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Apple inc.

Steven Paul Jobs was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the cofounder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Stephen Gary Wozniak, american electronics engineer who co-founded Apple Computer with Steve Jobs. Wozniak single-handedly designed both the Apple I and Apple II computers in the late 1970s.
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Microsoft inc.

Paul Allen and Bill Gates were the founders of microsoft inc. Paul Allen is an American philanthropist & investor who co-fonded Microsoft inc. along side Bill Gates in April of 1975. Bill Gates is an American philanthropist who is well known for co-founding Microsoft inc. as well as being the richest person on the planet with a net worth of $79.3 billion.
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Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook. Dustin Moskovitz is an American internet entrepreneur who co-founded the website Facebook
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Twitter was founded by Evan Williams, Noah Glass, Jack Dorsey, and Biz Stone. Evan Williams in an American internet entrepreneur who co-founded Twitter and was the previous CEO of Twitter. Noah Glass is an American software developer who is best known for co-founding Twitter. Jack Dorsey is an American businessman & web developer who is widley known for co-founding Twitter. Biz Stone is an American software developer who is most

known for co-founding Twitter.
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The First Computer Game

In October the year 1958, The first computer game was invented. This game was a simple tennis game called Pong.

Video Game Advertisements

In modern video games, there is always some sort of product placement, but the first one that comes to mind is FIFA 15. In FIFA 15, there is product placement in-game and even in the idle menus. FIFA 15 advertises things like Etihad airlines, Emirates airlines, adidas, Warrior, and many other things. http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/07/fifa-2015-premiership-stadiums-players-goal-line-technology
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Disney World and Technology

At Disney World in Florida, there is technology as far as the eye can see. Wether its roller coasters, Simulation rides, or even casual boat rides through a maze of annoying dolls who sing. But there is one ride that explores the past, present, and future of technology. It is called Spaceship Earth. https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/attractions/epcot/spaceship-earth/
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The First Computer

The Analytical Engine was the first computer that did simple arithmetic. It was created by Charles Babbage and Henry Babbage in 1910. It weight about 1 ton.
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The Upset

On May 11th, 1997, a chess playing machine called Deep Blue defeated Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov in a six game match. 2 wins for Deep Blue, 1 Win for Kasparov, and 3 Draws.
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