A History Of Modern ComputingeBook - 1998
This history covers modern computing from the development of the first electronic digital computer through the advent of the World Wide Web. The author concentrates on four key moments of transition: the transition of the computer in the late 1940s from a specialized scientific instrument to a commercial product; the emergence of small systems in the late 1960s; the beginning of personal computing in the 1970s; and the spread of networking after 1985.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1998.
Characteristics: x, 398 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.