How a computer works

how do they work?

computing history!

Computers have changed a lot since they were first created. The first mechanical computer, created by Charles Babbage in 1822. In 1837 Charles Babbage created the first general mechanical computer, the Analytical Engine. The Z1 was created by German Konrad Zuse between 1936 and 1938, It is thought to be the first electro-mechanical programmable computer, and the first really functional modern computer.

computers now!

Computers are very different now. Now we have touch screen computers and they are much smaller than what they used to be.

Also there is the internet now and the computers are used for many different things, instead of before they were used as calculators . There are many different kinds of computers each one can use many different software programs. Some help you learn, some entertain you and others help you do your work. Todays computers are easy to use because of new inventions that have been made over the years. Modern computers have helped make life easier.

In the future!

No one can be sure what computers will be like in the future, as they are changing every year. One thing we do now is that computers are getting smaller. Today one of the smallest computers is the OQO PC it fits in the palm of your hand and just weighs 14 ounces. Now scientists are working to build a computer as small as the head of a pin. Computers are also getting smarter one day they might be able to think for themselves and solve everyday problems.