Posts tagged ‘computers’

Artificial Intelligence

In 1637 Rene Descartes, the French mathematician and philosopher, predicted that it would never be possible to make a machine that thinks […]

02/09/2010. Category: technology. Tags: , , , ,

The computer rat vs the computer mouse

Douglas Engelbart invented a large foot-operated control called a rat for the computer in the late 1950s but it never caught on. […]

10/21/2009. Category: technology. Tags: , ,

More than 2 billion computers and 4 billion cell phones made

Since the dawn of electronics Apple has sold more than 180 million iPods, some 2 billion TV sets and a similar amount […]

04/28/2009. Category: technology. Tags: , , , , ,

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