Infographic: Important Milestones of Technology

Reviewing the vast computer technology advances over the past few years can leave some asking, “Where is my flying car?” But every day in the news we see innovative pieces of tech emerging, from tablet computers to predictive text algorithms, being built and improved on. To keep up with the fast-paced tech industry, we need an ever-growing field of trained computer professionals, engineers, and coders to create the products and programs that we use everyday. The growth and progress of the field is so explosive that sometimes it’s hard to see just how far we’ve come in the last 50 years.
Technology has influenced our lives in so many ways, down to the language that we use to communicate. Here’s a look at the landmarks in technology that the last few decades have brought us.