The History and Technology of the Computer in the Nineteenth Century

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In our fast pace society, technology is ever changing. This has ultimately resulted in technology always being at our fingertips. On an average day so many people are dependent on computers for their capabilities; including, police officers, small businesses, Wall Street, and even the average person for leisure. Without the invention of the first mechanical computer design in 1822 by Charles Baggage, our society would not be where it is at today. The computer has been noted to be most of the most powerful technology that societies will ever have.1 The first computer consisted of nearly 4,000 different parts. Measuring roughly seven feet tall and 11 feet long which is nowhere near resembles the compact computers we have available today.2 As a result of the first computers large design rooms had to be accommodated to fit its large size. The first computers functions were designed simply to perform calculations which included addition of very large numbers. The invention and technology of the computer has not only improved and advanced our society; but, has also developed a variety of new technologies along with its advancements. These advancements include software capabilities and Internet access. The computer has also had a big impact on cultural and social changes over the decades from the invention and technology of computers.
One of the biggest advancements that became available from the invention of the computer was computer software. Computer software is known as the computers program that works in union with the computer’s hardware, known as the physical computer. Computer software and services can be categorized into three different sectors. Each of the three computer software and services for the most part ...

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