History of Computing Scavenger Hunt


Brian Murfin

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Use Google SafeSearch and webopedia.com to answer the following questions:

1) Who invented the Internet?
2) Explain how the Internet works.
3) Who invented the World Wide Web?  How is the World Wide Web different from the Internet.
4) Who invented the computer?
5) Who invented the term bit?  Why is the concept of a bit so important?
6) What is a byte?  a yottabyte?
7) When and where was the transistor invented?  Why are transistors important?
8) Who coined the term "bug" in relation to computer programming?
9) What is "object oriented programming"?
10) Name three different computer programming languages
11) What is steganography?
12) What is the Turing Test?
13) What is a captcha?

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