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Computer A History of the Information Machine

ISBN-10: 0813345901
ISBN-13: 9780813345901
Edition: 3rd 2014
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 7/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.17" wide x 8.71" long x 0.82" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Martin Campbell-Kelly is Reader in Computer Science at the University of Warwick.

Nathan L. Ensmenger is Assistant Professor of the History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania.

Acknowledgments
Preface to the Third Edition
Introduction
Before the Computer
When Computers Were People
The Mechanical Office
Babbage's Dream Comes True
Creating the Computer
Inventing the Computer
Photos: From Babbage's Difference Engine to System/360
The Computer Becomes a Business Machine
The Maturing of the Mainframe: The Rise of IBM
Innovation and Expansion
Real Time: Reaping the Whirlwind
Software
Photos: From SAGE to the Internet
New Modes of Computing
Getting Personal
The Shaping of the Personal Computer
Broadening the Appeal
The Internet
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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