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October-December 2007 (vol. 29 no. 4)
pp. 6-7
Thomas J. Misa, Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota
This special issue of the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing surveys a singular quarter century in the history of computing, with a focus on how the field has matured and how its intellectual questions have evolved.

1. J.W. Cortada, The Digital Hand: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries, Oxford Univ. Press, 2004, J.W. Cortada, The Digital Hand, Volume 2: How Computers Changed the Work of American Financial, Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment Industries, Oxford Univ. Press, 2006; and J.W. Cortada, The Digital Hand, Volume 3: How Computers Changed the Work of American Public Sector Industries, Oxford Univ. Press, 2007.
2. M.S. Mahoney, "The Histories of Computing(s)," Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, vol. 30, no. 2, 2005, pp. 119-135, For the Klagenfurt conference, see http://www-itec.uni-klu.ac.at/medichi2007/ Programindex.html.

Index Terms:
Charles Babbage Institute, history of computing, Arthur Norberg
Citation:
Thomas J. Misa, "Guest Editors' Introduction: New Directions in the History of Computing," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 6-7, Oct.-Dec. 2007, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2007.59
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