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Inventing the future

Author: Nancy Linde; Films for the Humanities (Firm); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, ©1992.
Series: Machine that changed the world.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program covers the work of the early pioneers in computer science, the invention of programming languages, and the hardware revolution, first to transistors, and later to integrated circuits, that made computers smaller and cheaper and ultimately led to personal computers.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Linde; Films for the Humanities (Firm); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
OCLC Number: 25798338
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
On container: WGBH: the WGBH collection.
A coproduction of the WGBH Science Unit and the British Broadcasting Corporation in association with NDR/Germany.
"FFH 3181."
Credits: Camera, Michael Chin, Brian Dowley, Peter Hoving ; editor, Dick Bartlett, music, Peter Howell ; animator, Roger Phillips.
Performer(s): Narrator, Will Lyman.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Machine that changed the world.
Responsibility: written, produced and directed by Nancy Linde.

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This program covers the work of the early pioneers in computer science, the invention of programming languages, and the hardware revolution, first to transistors, and later to integrated circuits, that made computers smaller and cheaper and ultimately led to personal computers.

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