How Computer Science Transformed The World [Infographic]

In 1703, Gottfried Leibniz invented the modern binary number system that forever changed the developed world. In the intervening years, computing has become an integral part of our daily existence. This infographic from Computer Science Zone breaks down the major technology breakthroughs and landmark products that have helped to shape the way we live.

The infographic below provides a timeline of computer science’s astonishing evolution; from the creation of the modern binary number system in 1703 to the creation of a “neural lace” protoype in 2016. It also name-checks some of the most influential and iconic computing products in both the consumer and business worlds. How many have you owned?

[Via Computer Science Zone]

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