On January Steve Jobs presented the the very first Macintosh, which became the first commercially successful personal computer with a mouse and a graphical user interface to the public.

Vacuum Tubes (Valves)

Guess what these are - OLD TV Tubes - I remember taking to store & testing to see which were burnt out & needed to be replaced.

Thomas Alva Edison (February 1847 – October was an American inventor and businessman.

Alexander Graham Bell (March 1847 – August was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.

Apple I

Has it really been 30 years since two buddies named Steve sold off their prized possessions (Woz's HP calculator and Jobs' VW van) to raise money and lau.

George Westinghouse

George Westinghouse (October 1846 – March American entrepreneur and engineer who invented the railway air brake and pioneer of the electrical industry.

On April the FORTRAN computer programming language had its first commercial production run at the Westinghouse Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory in West Mifflin. Bettis Engineer Herbert Bright also reported the first bug in FORTRAN's compiler that same day.

The first router - an IMP (Interface Message Processor) with the inventor, Leonard Kleinrock of Queuing Systems fame.

The title page of the assembly language code that produced Altair BASIC

A look back at the lives and impact of technology pioneers who died in

Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak founded Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.) with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne.

Nikolai Tesla

Nikola Tesla July 1856 – 7 January was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.