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Computer : a history of the information machine / Martin Campbell-Kelly, William Aspray, Nathan Ensmenger, Jeffrey R. Yost.

By: Campbell-Kelly, Martin
Contributor(s): Aspray, William | Ensmenger, Nathan 1972- | Yost, Jeffrey R
Material type: TextTextSeries: Sloan technology seriesPublisher: Boulder, CO Westview Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2014Edition: Third editionDescription: xv, 360 pages illustrations 23 cmISBN: 0813345901 (paperback : alkaline paper); 9780813345901 (paperback : alkaline paper)Subject(s): Computers -- History | Electronic data processing -- History | Computers - History | Datorer -- historia | Elektronisk databehandling -- historiaDDC classification: 004 Other classification: 004 | Pu
Contents:
1. Before the computer -- When Computers Were People -- The Mechanical Office -- Babbage's Dream Comes True -- 2. Creating the computer -- Inventing the Computer -- The Computer Becomes a Business Machine -- The Maturing of the Mainframe: The Rise of IBM -- 3. Innovation and expansion -- Real Time: Reaping the Whirlwind -- Software -- New Modes of Computing -- 4. Getting personal -- The Shaping of the Personal Computer -- Broadening the Appeal -- The Internet
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Includes bibliographical references and index

1. Before the computer -- When Computers Were People -- The Mechanical Office -- Babbage's Dream Comes True -- 2. Creating the computer -- Inventing the Computer -- The Computer Becomes a Business Machine -- The Maturing of the Mainframe: The Rise of IBM -- 3. Innovation and expansion -- Real Time: Reaping the Whirlwind -- Software -- New Modes of Computing -- 4. Getting personal -- The Shaping of the Personal Computer -- Broadening the Appeal -- The Internet

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