20th century computers and how they worked: the official Starfleet history of computers
A visual tour of personal computer technology in the '90s, from the vantage point of a 24th-century Starfleet Academy course in computer history. This licensed Star Trek computer book focuses on the Next Generation characters and the starship Enterprise, using the characters as contributing authors who introduce topic areas and comment on these topics throughout the presentation of material.
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