Web Quest Scavenger Hunt
By David Gaudet
- Produced the worlds first silicon transistor for commercial use in the 1950s
- Helped invent the integrated circuit in 1958
- Number one handheld calculator supplier in the U.S.
- Created by Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian, in 2005
- It is a social media website that provides news, entertainment, and more in a bulletin board system. Users can submit links to other things or too their own content. Posts are voted on, and posts with more votes end up higher in the website, where they end up being viewed by more people.
- It is multilingual, so it can be accessed anywhere
- It does sell merchandise related to the website, but the primary purpose of the website is not to sell products.
- They make a profit from donations, advertisements, and investments.
- “William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, and computer programmer. In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company.”
- $79 billion net worth
- $18.1 billion net worth
- Born in St. Louis, Missouri, on November 19, 1976, Jack Dorsey became involved in web development as a college student, founding the Twitter social networking site in 2006. Since that time, Dorsey has served as CEO, chairman of the board, and executive chairman of Twitter.
- $2.3 billion
- $1.7 billion
- $200 million
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Sperry UNIVAC 1108 (1964). Digital image. Mikanet.com. The Baby Boomer EMuseum, n.d.
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GENIAC Electric Brain Construction Kit and Spare Parts. Digital image.Computerhistory.org. Computer History Meuseum, n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2015.
Nkary. Atari 400/800. Digital image. Iamretro.gr. Iamretro, 1 Nov. 2012. Web. 20 Mar. 2015.
Commodore 64 - 1982. Digital image. Oldcomputers.net. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2015.