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The 10 biggest moments in IT history

Despite its relatively short lifespan, IT has had some huge watershed moments. TechRepublic's Jack Wallen followed the tech timeline to identify the most pivotal events.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

Despite its relatively short lifespan, IT has had some huge watershed moments. TechRepublic's Jack Wallen followed the tech timeline to identify the most pivotal events.

It’s unlikely that everyone will ever agree on the most important dates in the history of IT. I know my IT timeline has a personal and professional bias. But I’ve tried to be objective in examining the events that have served to shape the current landscape of the modern computing industry. Some of the milestones on my list are debatable (depending upon where you are looking from), but some of them most likely are not. Read on and see what you think.

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