ICT

By Jasmine Grimes

Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage was born on 26 December 1791 and died October 18 1871. Charles invented many things, he designed and built the computer and also known for inventing a difference engine. Charles was born in London, The West Country, with its mining and engineering was particularly important in the early stages of the industrial revolution, and from the extraordinarily wealthy Totnes region.

Tim Berners-lee

Tim Berners-lee was born on June 8th 1955 in London. Tim is well known for inventing WWW ( World Wide Web ) and in 2004 he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his pioneering work. His parents worked on the first commercially-built computer, the Ferranti mark 1. Then he studied at Queens Collage, Oxford from 1973 to 1976 where he got first class degree in physics.

Sir Clive Sincair

Clive Marles Sinclair was born 30th July 1940. He invented The first under £100 electronic pocket calculator and also invented the laptop in 1987. He took his O-levels at Highgate school in London in 1955 and A-levels in physics, pure maths, and applied maths at st. George's school, Weybridge

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was born 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.

Bill gates

Bill gates was born on October 28, 1955, Gates and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. Their late mother, Mary Gates, was a schoolteacher, University of Washington regent, and chairwoman of United Way International. He invented the Xbox (360), Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP, Home Edition Windows XP ProfessionalWindows Vista HomeWindows Vista Home PremiumWindows Vista BusinessWindows Vista Business

Jonathan Ive

Jonathan was born on February 27th 1967. Jonathan attended the Chingford Foundation School then Walton height school. As a child, he became fascinated with how objects were put together, and spent much of his time taking things apart in order to discover the nature of their construction. He is well known for designing products for Apple Inc.

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark was Born on May 14, 1984 in Dobbs Ferry, New York, Mark Zuckerberg co-founded the social-networking website Facebook out of his college dorm room. He left Harvard after his sophomore year to concentrate on the site, the user base of which has grown to more than 250 million people, making Zuckerberg a billionaire!