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Triumph of the Nerds

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 by | Filed Under: Cool Sites

This site provides a look into the nerds who revolutionized the world with their companies or their inventions.

History of the Computer section walks you through a timeline of computer history. It starts with the abacus and continues to advent of the World Wide Web in 1993.

Who are these Nerds? – this section walks you through some of the big names in nerd-dom. Click the pictures or scroll down to learn more about them, and what their major contribution was

Can You Guess the Computer? – this is a shockwave game that allows you to try testing your knowledge of computers and prove how big of a nerd you are. If you don’t have the shockwave plug-in there is a link right on the page.

The TV Transcript – here you can read the transcripts from the program. It is divided up into three different parts.

Q&A with Bob Cringely – here you can find questions that viewers wrote in with and read the responses from Bob.

This is an interesting look into the computer that predate our desktops, and the people who innovated the way for them to exist.


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