Essays Tagged: "Altair"

THe Evolution of the PC and Microsoft

first of many mistakes Xerox would make in the next two decades. So, in 1975, Ed Roberts built the Altair 80800, which is largely regarded as the first PC. However, the Altair really served no real p ...

(3 pages) 189 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

An analysis and description of the life of Bill Gates and the beginnings of Microsoft Corporation

y other moment. At MITS corporate locale in Albuquerque, Paul Allen loaded the team's code onto the Altair. On the second try, the system booted and worked as planned. Bill Gates and Paul Allen moved ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Apple Computers (short)

r in the growth of an industry, but they don't know that yet. The first pc that was created was the Altair. The two Steve's created blue boxes, which can dial long distance numbers with out charge. Th ...

(1 pages) 102 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Bill Gates Bib

Allen gates worked on a version of the programming language BASIC, that was the basis for the MITS Altair (the first microcomputer available). He did not go on to graduate from Harvard University as ...

(4 pages) 82 2 3.9 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Bill Gates

Gates developed a version of the programming language BASIC for the first microcomputer - the MITS Altair. In his junior year, Gates left Harvard to devote his energies to Microsoft, a company he had ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


iam Gates and Paul Allen formed a partnership with the mission of developing computer languages for Altair and other microcomputer companies. The name Microsoft was created from a contraction of the w ...

(24 pages) 106 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


twork. "In 1975, the first personal computer was marketed in kit form. This computer was called the Altair. The Altair features 256 bytes (not megabytes) of memory." (Jones, 2001 Personal Computers Hi ...

(10 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


an of 3 years to either one of the following three stars: Alpha Centauri, Tau Ceti, 70 Opiuchi A or Altair. Now, it is the year 2008 and I have been selected to be a part of an elite group of JPL scie ... 0.39 225 days 70 Ophiuchi A 5.00 pc 6,000 km 0.398 203 days Altair 5.13 pc 15,000 km 10.0 1500 days Table 1 After receiving our ...

(14 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Tanabata: The Japanese Star Festival

ina and Korea and then becoming popular among the common people. The legend is of the Cowherd Star (Altair) and Weaver Star (Vega), lovers separated by the Milky Way, that are allowed to meet just onc ... ards or entrances of their homes. They then pray hard that their wishes will come true.The story of Altair and Vega is simple but has captured the respect and celebration of millions of Japanese peopl ...

(2 pages) 14 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Veil Nebula

the wings of the beautiful constellation Cygnus the Swan. Cygnus' brightest star, Deneb, along with Altair in Aquila and Vega in Lyra, form the well-known asterism of the Summer Triangle, which enclos ...

(8 pages) 20 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Space