Computer Monitors

The Generations of Computers

The first generation was from 1951-1958. This generation is defined through the use of vacuum tubes in computers.

The second generation of computers was from 1959-1964. This generation was made up of transistors.

The third generation was from 1965-1979. This generation used integrated circuits rather than transistors.

And the fourth generation was from 1979 all through to today. Unlike the third generation, these computers all had processing information on a single silicon chip. These are referred to as microcomputers or the brain of the computer.

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What do i think?

I think it's interesting to see how the generations of computers have changed over the years and how new technology has been introduced and used.