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A People's History of Computing in the United States [electronic resource] / Joy Lisi Rankin.

Author/Creator:
Rankin, Joy Lisi, author.
Publication:
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Computer networks -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Computer systems -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Information commons -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Introduction. People Computing (Not the Silicon Valley Mythology)
1. When Students Taught the Computer
2. Making a Macho Computing Culture
3. Back to BASICs
4. The Promise of Computing Utilities and the Proliferation of Networks
5. How The Oregon Trail Began in Minnesota
6. PLATO Builds a Plasma Screen
7. PLATO's Republic (or, the Other ARPANET)
Epilogue. From Personal Computing to Personal Computers
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 19. Feb 2019)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9780674988538
Publisher Number:
10.4159/9780674988538 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.