Computing Before Computers Book



#3

For those of you who are interested in the history of computing, there is a book available here:

http://ed-thelen.org/comp-hist/CBC.html

which is interesting.

Each chapter is available as a pdf to download.

That site has a huge amount of material on old mainframes and links to many other sites.


#4

thanks for this! its taken a while to read it. theres a lot of detail here.


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