3 edition of Personal computing. found in the catalog.
Bibliography, p207-221. - Includes index.
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Markoff, whose book Hackers is a good journalistic intro to a part of computer culture I view from a distance (well, that covers all of computer culture, actually), makes an absolutely convincing argument that the personal computer revolution traces its roots to the sixties counterculture of the Palo Alto area (and by extension the Bay Area /5. Fire in the Valley is one of the seminal books on the history of personal computing and still has value. Over time, most books on the subject have tended to focus on the chosen few who have become household names (especially Jobs and Gates), but at the time when this book was first written, it was not yet obvious who would be canonized in the long run/5.
The history of the personal computer as a mass-market consumer electronic device began with the microcomputer revolution of the s. A personal computer is one intended for interactive individual use, as opposed to a mainframe computer where the end user's requests are filtered through operating staff, or a time-sharing system in which one large processor is shared by . Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Computing Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.
Introduction to the personal Computer Introduction to the personal Computer System Introduction A computer is an electronic machine that performs calculations based on a set of instructions. The first computers were huge, room-sized machines that took teams of people to build, man-age and Size: 1MB. Personal Computer World (PCW) (February - June ) was the first British computer magazine. Although for at least the last decade it contained a high proportion of Windows PC content (reflecting the state of the IT field), the magazine's title was not intended as a specific reference to this. At its inception in 'personal computer' was still a generic term (the Country: United Kingdom.
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