## A History of Computing in the Twentieth Century: A Collection of EssaysIndhold: Part 1: Introduction; Part 2: The human side; Part 3: The languages; Part 4: The machines; Part 5: The places |

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### Contents

A Perspective for Computer Scientists | 11 |

The ENIAC | 23 |

Pioneering Work on Computers at Bletchley | 31 |

Copyright | |

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