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The History of Computers [eVideo - Films on Demand]

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.; Video Education Australasia.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2013], ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program traces the development of the electronic computer, from the valve-based devices of the mid-20th century to the invention of silicon-based technology and through to the manufacture of the first personal computers. The constant phenomenal growth in computing power and speed and the resulting reduction in costs are central themes. The video ends by examining what the future might hold in relation to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
History
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Video Education Australasia, 2006
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.; Video Education Australasia.
OCLC Number: 1027773521
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on March 22, 2013.
Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 6 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (29 min.) : sound, color
Contents: Current Technologies (2:16) --
Early Computing Devices (4:20) --
Electronic Devices (6:47) --
Personal Computers (7:02) --
Future Technologies (7:00) --
Credits: The History of Computers (0:31).
Responsibility: Video Education Australasia.

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This program traces the development of the electronic computer, from the valve-based devices of the mid-20th century to the invention of silicon-based technology and through to the manufacture of the first personal computers. The constant phenomenal growth in computing power and speed and the resulting reduction in costs are central themes. The video ends by examining what the future might hold in relation to computing technologies.

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