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Computer : a History of the Information Machine.

Author: Martin Campbell-Kelly; William Aspray; Nathan Ensmenger; Jeffrey R Yost
Publisher: New York : Westview Press, 2013.
Series: EBL ebooks online
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This history of the computer explores the roots of the industry's development, tracing not only the development of the machine itself--beginning with Charles Babbage's 1833 mechanical prototype--but also chronicling the effects of manufacturing and sales innovations by companies that made the boom possible.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Campbell-Kelly, Martin.
Computer : A History of the Information Machine.
New York : Westview Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Campbell-Kelly; William Aspray; Nathan Ensmenger; Jeffrey R Yost
ISBN: 9780813345918 081334591X
OCLC Number: 851970532
Description: 1 online resource (377 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Preface to the Third Edition; Introduction; Part One: BEFORE THE COMPUTER; 1. When Computers Were People; 2. The Mechanical Office; 3. Babbage's Dream Comes True; Part Two: CREATING THE COMPUTER; 4. Inventing the Computer; Photo: From Babbage's Difference Engine to System/360; 5. The Computer Becomes a Business Machine; 6. The Maturing of the Mainframe: The Rise of IBM; Part Three: INNOATION AND EXPANSION; 7. Real Time: Reaping the Whirlwind; 8. Software; Photo: From Sage to the Internet; 9. New Modes of Computing; Part Four: GETTING PERSONAL. 10. The Shaping of the Personal Computer11. Broadening the Appeal; 12. The Internet; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: EBL ebooks online

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