Reflections on the History of Computing

Preserving Memories and Sharing Stories


ISBN: 978-3-642-33898-4 (Print) 978-3-642-33899-1 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

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  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-21

    Australia’s WREDAC – ItWas Rocket Science

  3. Chapter

    Pages 22-42

    Remembering LEO

  4. Chapter

    Pages 43-56

    A Possible First Use of CAM/CAD

  5. Chapter

    Pages 57-61

    Roberto Busa (1913-2011), Pioneer of Computers for the Humanities

  6. Chapter

    Pages 62-68

    Micro Programming

  7. Chapter

    Pages 69-88

    Experiences and Reflections

  8. Chapter

    Pages 89-107

    Information Systems Degrees in Australia: The Genesis

  9. Chapter

    Pages 108-114

    Looking Back

  10. Chapter

    Pages 115-126

    The Impact of the Y2K Event on the Popularity of the Pick Database Environment

  11. Chapter

    Pages 127-142

    Evolution of Computer Science Education in the Purview of Free Education

  12. Chapter

    Pages 143-165

    Evolution of Computer Education in Spain: From Early Times to the Implementation of the Bologna Agreement

  13. Chapter

    Pages 166-179

    The History of Computer Language Selection

  14. Chapter

    Pages 180-203

    History of Data Centre Development

  15. Chapter

    Pages 204-230

    Early Italian Computing Machines and Their Inventors

  16. Chapter

    Pages 231-242

    Computing for the Masses? Constructing a British Culture of Computing in the Home

  17. Chapter

    Pages 243-264

    Reflections on the History of Computer Education in Schools in Victoria

  18. Chapter

    Pages 265-288

    From the History of Russian Computer Science

  19. Chapter

    Pages 289-319

    Hungarian Scientists in Information Technology

  20. Chapter

    Pages 320-347

    Information Technology in Italy: The Origins and the Early Years (1954 - 1965)

  21. Chapter

    Pages 348-361

    Institutional Nostalgia – Museum Victoria’s Cabinet of Computing Curiosities

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