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report
user-defined output format used to display and print data from tables
macro
a user-defined series of commands that execute access actions automatically
Larry Ellison
founder of Oracle, thinks IBM made the biggest mistake
Rod Canion
founder of compaq
Steve Wozniak
second co-founder of Apple
Lotus 1-2-3
killer app for IBM
Adobe-Desktop Publishing
laser printer to print what you see on a screen
module
a collection of access basic programming commands used to create custom procedures within the database
Bill Lowe
head of IBM development team
Apple II
real computer, completely packaged
Steve Jobs
co-founder of Apple
table
structure that stores data in columns (fields) and rows (records)
GUI
graphical user interface
query
question about data stored in tables or instructions to perform an action on the data
Q-DOS/PC-DOS
by tim patterson, adapted by CPM, bought by microsoft
Apple I
no case/keyboard
Lisa
codename for new apple computer with GUI
Apple
first computer company
MITS
calculator company by Ed Roberts
form
a user-defined input format used to enter, display, edit and print data from tables
Compaq
reverse-engineered IBM PC, made it portable adn 100% compatible but cheaper
Visicalc
app for Apple II that revolutionized Apple II for accountants (spreadsheets)
Xerox
alto computer, first pc, first GUI with mouse, first ethernet computer network
Bill Gates
founder of microsoft
Gary Kildall
started Intergalactic Digital Research, invented first OS (CPM)
Steve Ballmer
microsoft, went with Bill to IBM to sell their OS
Intel
invented microprocessor chip
Basic
computer language for alttair
Ed Roberts
invented Altair 8800, founder of MITS
Macintosh
first user friendly PC, a chapear Lisa, first affordable PC
Windows 95
separated microsoft and IBM
Paul Allen
microsoft, invented PC's 20 years ago
OS/2
by IBM, written by microsoft
IBM
big blue
Tom Watson
from IBM
CPM
first OS by Gary Kildall
Altair 8800
first PC by Ed Roberts
IBM PC
driven by software
John Scully
pepsi cola executive hired by steve jobs to market computers

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