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Computer : a history of the information machine  Cover Image Book Book

Computer : a history of the information machine

Campbell-Kelly, Martin. (Author). Aspray, William. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0465029892
  • ISBN: 9780465029891
  • ISBN: 0465029906
  • ISBN: 9780465029907
  • Physical Description: print
    ix, 342 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c1996.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-333) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Before the computer: When computers were people -- The mechanical office -- Babbage's dream comes true -- Creating the computer: Inventing the computer -- The computer becomes a business machine -- The maturing of the mainframe: the rise and fall of IBM -- Innovation and expansion: Real time: reaping the whirlwind -- Software -- New modes of computing -- Getting personal: The shaping of the personal computer -- The shift to software -- From the world brain to the world wide web.
Subject: Computers History
Electronic data processing History
Ordinateurs Histoire
Informatique Histoire

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


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Lummi Library QA 76.17 .C36 1996 2244908 Stacks Available -

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