Steve Jobs with an Apple II in 1980, the year the company went public

Apple Computer co-founder Steve Jobs w. Apple II computer, w. chess game displayed on screen. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

1972. Programming punch cards.

I took a class in high school around this time where once a week we were bussed to a computer lab to input punch cards and see if our programming worked.

Hewlett-Packard HP-5451A 1972. Sexy girl standing next to a computer.  It worked for motorcycles and muscle cars, soooo...

Post from May Hewlett-Packard (HP) Fourier Analyzer one of the first calculator - computer in the world. A funny photographic poster done by Berkeley University students in

1970s computers.... Data General eclipse with Dash terminals

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This is the Xerox Alto, the computer that inspired the Macintosh.

This is the Xerox Alto displayed at the Fuji Xerox Building, Minato Mirai, Yokohama. The Xerox Alto was an early personal computer developed at Xerox PARC in It was the first computer to use the desktop metaphor and graphical user interface (GUI).

SHARP PC/TV from 1982

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SHARP_パソコンテレビ X1 [PC/TV from 1982 I'm old enough to remember when PCs looked like this It prob had a memory ^_^]

Mainframe Computer.

image from RCA Annual Report 1959 "The RCA 501 transistorized Electronic Data Processing System became the core of the nation's first Electronic Systems Center, opened in 1959 at RCA's Cherry Hill N.

PDP8 1965 Digital Equipment Corporation considered the first successful mini computer.

1965 Digital Equipment Corporation considered the first successful mini computer Computer History Museum(Source:

Univac ... The corporate color of orange is prominent in this computer room photo, even to the color of her dress, and her shoes!

Computer History Displays - The University of Auckland - Historydisplays - FifthFloor - MagneticDataStorage

IBM 360

The IBM 360 was a revolutionary advance in computer system architecture, enabling a family of computers covering a wide range of price and performance.

Orion ADP-2052 computer

Back in Ticketron (now TicketMaster) installed this "new" computer in my department at Sears - Canoga Park. Before this, data was transmitted on a teletype machine that printed out on a roll of paper.

A computer is a versatile machine. It can do nearly anything—but does nothing until instructed by software.    Creating the programs our civilization now depends on involves science, engineering, and craft. Software is a kind of literature, written for both computers and people to read. But it’s also a business: making, selling, and supporting it is a multi-billion dollar industry.

Early IBM programmer drawing a flowchart of a new computer program . note the plastic flowchart template in her hand