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The 10 best things in COMPUTING since sliced bread

Here are the Top 10 inventions related to COMPUTING since 1920 according to a survey on Stetson students.

1

Dynamic Access Memory (DRAM)

Dynamic Access Memory (DRAM)

Dynamic RAM is typically the RAM used as the main memory in a computer system.

Computer memory that dynamically stores program and data values during operation and in which each byte of memory may be directly accessed.

2

Integrated Circuit (Computer chip)

Integrated Circuit (Computer chip)

An integrated circuit is a set of electronic circuits on one small plate ("chip") of silicon.

3

First IBM personal computer

First IBM personal computer

It is IBM model number 5150, and was introduced on August 12, 1981. It was created by a team of engineers and designers under the direction of Don Estridge of the IBM Entry Systems Division in Boca Raton, Florida.

4

Transistor

Transistor

A transistor is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals and electrical power. It is composed of semiconductor material with at least three terminals for connection to an external circuit.

5

Windows (Operating system)

Windows (Operating system)

Windows 95 (codenamed Chicago) is a consumer-oriented operating system developed by Microsoft. It was released on August 24, 1995.

6

Google

Google

Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software.

7

Apple with the Apple 1

Apple with the Apple 1

The original Apple Computer 1, also known retroactively as the Apple I, or Apple-1, was released by the Apple Computer Company (now Apple Inc.) in 1976.

8

IPhone

IPhone

The iPhone (retroactively labeled the original iPhone and often referred to as iPhone 1, iPhone 1G, or iPhone 2G) is a smartphone that was designed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is the first generation of iPhone that was announced on January 9, 2007

9

YouTube

YouTube

YouTube is a video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California, United States. The service was created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005. In November 2006, it was bought by Google for US$1.65 billion.

10

Facebook

Facebook

Facebook is an online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg with his Harvard College roommates and fellow students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.