Tuesday, February 7

Computing History tidbits

Picture of the first mouse invented by Douglas Engelbart

Intel, founded by Noyce, Grove, Moore was short for INTegrated ELectronics

The first computer hackers emerged at
MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). They borrowed their name from a term to describe members of a model train group at the school who "hack" the electric trains, tracks and switches to make them perform faster and differently.

Original home of Yahoo

Larry Page and Sergey Brin begin collaboration on a search engine called BackRub which later becomes Google.

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