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On the Absence of Obsolescence
October-December 2009 (vol. 31 no. 4)
pp. 118-120
Scott M. Campbell, University of Waterloo

Historians of computing technology have shown a tendency to avoid discussions of obsolescence. This Think Piece article explores why as well as ways in which obsolescence might be a useful concept in explaining technological choices.

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Index Terms:
History of computing, obsolescence
Scott M. Campbell, "On the Absence of Obsolescence," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 118-120, Oct.-Dec. 2009, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2009.124
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