Posts Tagged ‘history’

Computer History: CDC 6600

The first super-computer was the CD 6600, announced in 1964 by Control Data Corporation with a starting price of $6million

C: Dennis Ritchie, history of C

C was created by Dennis Ritchie of Bell Labs in 1972, while Ritchie worked with Ken Thompson on designing Unix.

C was based on Ken Thompson’s language, B.


Macro: Slow Growth Causes (United States, 2000s)

  1. Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
  2. Collapse of a housing bubble
  3. China’s entry into the World Trade Organization