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- DescriptionSecret wartime projects in code-breaking, radar and ballistics produced a wealth of ideas and techlogies that kick-started the development of digital computers. This is the story of the people and projects that flourished in the post-war period. By 1955 computers had begun to appear in the market-place. The Information Age was dawning and Alan Turing and his contemporaries held centre stage. Their influence is still discernable deep down within today's hardware and software.
- Author BiographyChris Burton is one of the world's leading restorers of historic computers. Professor Martin Campbell-Kelly is the UK's foremost computer historian. Dr Roger Johnson is a past President of the British Computer Society. Professor Simon Lavington is the Computer Conservation Society's digital Archivist. All are committee members of the Computer Conservation Society.
- PublisherBCS Learning & Development Limited
- Date of Publication01/02/2012
- SubjectInventions & Technology: General Interest
- Place of PublicationSwindon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
- Content Note55
- Weight240 g
- Width189 mm
- Height246 mm
- Spine7 mm
- Edited bySimon H. Lavington
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