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History Of Databases: Condor 3, dBaseIII, and Omnifile

In the 1960’s, the use of main frame computers became widespread in many companies.  To access vast amounts of stored information, these companies started to use computer programs like COBOL and FORTRAN.  Data accessibility and data sharing soon became an important feature because of the large amount of information recquired by different departments within certain…

Alfred Nobel: Biography, Inventions, Nobel Foundation

Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm, Sweden on October 21, 1833. (Encarta) His father Immanuel Nobel was an engineer and inventor who built bridges and buildings in Stockholm. In connection with his construction work Immanuel Nobel also experimented with different techniques of blasting rock.  Alfred’s mother, Andrietta Ahlsell came from a wealthy family. Due to…