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Reviews (HTML)
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
Citation:
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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