[ubuntu-uk] memory lane

Matthew Macdonald-Wallace matthew at truthisfreedom.org.uk
Tue Nov 13 08:54:51 GMT 2007


On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 22:47 +0000, London School of Puppetry wrote:
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>         
>         This sounds so interesting to read- the history of these
>         things is so interesting- I find the card/paper punch things
>         fascinating. Has anyone written an easy to read non-techy
>         history of the computer? Caroline
> 

Check out Electronic Brains: Stories from the Dawn of the Computer Age
by Mike Hally
( http://www.amazon.co.uk/Electronic-Brains-Stories-Dawn-Computer/dp/1862078394 ) is a good read and a great introduction to "real" computers... ;o)

M.




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