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The man always has needed to count, calculate and handle information. Computers are present in practically all fields of human activity. The Abacus. The Eniac computer.

- The need to count
- Computers, result and consequence of human intelligence
- Computer Science has become an integral part of our daily lives
- Silicon “chips” one of the main ingredients
- The Abacus
- Blaise Pascal and the first mechanical calculator “Pascaline”
- Leibnitz and the use of binary system
- Charles Babbage and his “Analytical Machine”

Lady Ada Lovelace first computer programmer in history
- Hollerith and the punch cards
- IBM and Hollerith
- Use of computers during World War II
- German cryptograph machine “Enigma”
- Alan Turing and his theory

ENIAC the very first totally electric computer
- Shokleys, Bardeen and Brattain and the transistors
- Integrated circuits, chips and microchips

The first personal computers
- The miniaturisation process

The appearance of Internet. The World Wide Web.www.
- Moore’s Law

The Computer Revolution
- The convergence of diverse technological innovations
- The versatility
- Use in Space exploration
- Access to subatomic worlds
- Use in Medicine
- Automatisation of the manufacturing processes in car factories
- Exchange of information
- Use in banks and financial service companies
- Use by Governments: tax control, census registry, cadastre, etc.

Computer Science in our lives
- Most homes are full of devices controlled by computer science processes: TV sets, cell phones, DVD-players, etc.
- Tele-work
- Use in School classrooms
- Use in the fields of leisure and free-time
- Electronic videogame pads
- Shopping
- Overwhelming amount of information becomes available
- Computer-generated Special-Effects
- The future of computer science: chips will be installed in the walls of our houses.
The quantum computers

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