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John Von Neumann and his machine at Princeton Institute of Advanced Studies. Used Williams tubes (CRTs) as memory devices, but used his stored-program concept, thus modern systems are mostly based on Von Neumann architecture. Photo from Computer History Museum

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Good infographic, missing two things: -Core2 was the first Intel 64 bit processor -New Haswell Architecture
from Bit Rebels

Cost & Tech Evolution Of RAM & Processors [Infographic]

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'How it works' The Computer by David Carey. Illustrations by B. H. Robinson. Ladybird book. First published in 1971. Look at the size of the "small digital computer".

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Alternatively referred to as themb,mainboard,mobo,mobd,backplane board,base board,main circuit board,planar board,system board, or alogic boardon Apple computers. Themotherboardis a printedcircuit boardthat is the foundation of a computer and allows theCPU,RAM, and all other computer

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