The Computer Pioneers: The Making of the Modern Computer

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Simon & Schuster, 1986 - Computers - 238 pages
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The story of a handful of pioneer computer experts who, working independently, precipitated the computer revolution by creating first the electromechanical and then the fully electronic computer

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This history features detailed chapters on all of the major personalities associated with the development of the digital computer. An introductory chapter acquaints the reader with historical ... Read full review


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David Ritchie is a journalist & the author of eight books, including "The Ring of Fire", "Spacewar", & the original edition of "Encyclopedia of Earthquakes & Volcanoes".

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