Imagine a life without
computers - no games, no videos, nothing!! Horrifying, isn't it??!
The first computers were people. This title was originally given to people whose job it was to compute and perform repetitive calculations, like in making navigation charts for voyages, in astronomy, etc. People performed the same calculations hour after hour, day after day. Tiresome, isn't it?? None of these calculations were absolutely accurate either, since manually done calculations were bound to have mistakes. And computing took up a lot of time.
Try dividing 22989 by 11.489, and then multiplying by 63.89.Over and over again.. Well, this is what people had to do then, to make navigation chats and the likes!! So inventors have been, for hundreds of years, trying to develop a machine that would complete tasks assigned originally to people much faster and more accurately.
Hence, the computer was born. This site, and the project we've undertaken, shows the development of the computing machine from the simplest, the dust abacus, somewhere around 3000 BC to the digital computers and super computers they are today.