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Computers are everywhere

Updated Sunday, 3rd March 2002

A timeline of developments in information and communication technologies, from the Spanish Armada to just-before-we-started-to-Google.

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This timeline obviously ends just as things were getting really interesting - we've left it online for information, but why not visit our Technology section for the latest developments - and a taste of the future?

 

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