Explore major computing milestones.

General Computing History Timeline

This timeline provides a broad overview of the history of computing, focusing primarily on developments within the United States. Scroll through to learn about important inventions, companies, and people that contributed to the growth of computing technologies and industries over the past several hundred years.

Minnesota Computing History Timeline

This timeline explores the development of the computing industry in the state from its foundation in the late 1940s. Learn about the role of computing technologies in military and government applications, its contributions to educational practices, and its use within commercial markets in Minnesota and beyond.