Essential tools used to mean a hammer and a saw. Today they are the tools of technology. These titles give readers a framework for understanding how and why electronic and digital tools work, their history, and their critical functions in the world of today and tomorrow.
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First published in the United States in 1983
MAINFRAMES MINIS AND MICROS
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