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January-March 2007 (vol. 29 no. 1)
pp. 96-99
Ra? Rojas, Freie Universität Berlin
The Reviews department features book reviews of Mike Hally's Electronic Brains: Stories from the Dawn of the Computer Age; David Leavitt's The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer; and Jim Holt's New Yorker article "Code Breaker: The Life and Death of Alan Turing"; Darren Wershler-Henry's The Iron Whim: A Fragmented History of Typewriting; JoAnne Yates' Structuring the Information Age: Life Insurance and Technology in the Twentieth Century; T.F. Peterson's Nightwork: A History of Hacks and Pranks at MIT; and Irene K. Fischer's Geodesy? What's That?.

1. A. Hodges, Alan Turing: The Enigma, Simon and Schuster, 1983.
2. M.V. Wilkes, "J.G. Brainerd on the ENIAC," Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 4, no. 1, 1982, pp. 53–55.

Index Terms:
early computers, Alan Turing, history of typewriting, business data processing technology, life insurance industry, hacker pranks, geodesy
Ra? Rojas, "Reviews," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 96-99, Jan.-March 2007, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2007.12
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