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Bit by bit : an illustrated history of computers

Author: Stan Augarten
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Ticknor & Fields, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the development of computers, plus the men and women who shaped its history.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Augarten, Stan.
Bit by bit.
New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1984
(OCoLC)560839916
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Augarten
ISBN: 0899192688 9780899192680 0899193021 9780899193021
OCLC Number: 10695774
Description: 324 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 27 cm
Contents: The first mechanical calculators --
The engines of Charles Babbage --
The bridge between two centuries --
The invention of ENIAC --
The stored-program computer --
The rise of IBM --
The Whirlwind Project --
The integrated circuit --
The personal computer --
Epilogue: the lesson of history --
Appendix: the FBI dossier of John William Mauchly --
Chronology of the history of computers.
Responsibility: by Stan Augarten.

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Tells the story of the development of computers, plus the men and women who shaped its history.

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