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From the Editor's Desk
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Lars Heide
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 2-3
IEEE Annals Editor in Chief Lars Heide talks about what's in this issue, including two articles on the development of computer use in Chile and Yugoslavia.
 
From the Editor's Desk
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Lars Heide
Issue Date:January 2014
pp. 2-3
This issue features several articles that give different perspectives on "modern computing" and how that concept evolves with emerging and retiring technologies. Specifically, the issue includes a discussion of the stored-program concept by Thoma...
   
From the Editor's Desk
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Lars Heide
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 2-3
This issue features several articles that discuss different perspectives on evolving computer industry strategies. Specifically, the issue includes a comparison of the innovation strategies by Burroughs and the British Tabulating Machine (BTM) by Jeffrey Y...
 
From the Editor's Desk
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Lars Heide
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 2-3
This issue features several articles that discuss different perspectives on innovating computer technology. Specifically, the issue includes features on the emergence of computer engineering in the United States from the mid-1940s to the mid-1950s; the his...
 
From the Editor's Desk
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Lars Heide
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 2-3
This issue features several articles that discuss different perspectives on innovating computer technology. Specifically, the issue includes features on the emergence of computer engineering in the United States from the mid-1940s to the mid-1950s; the his...
   
From the Editor's Desk
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Lars Heide
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 2-3
IEEE Annals has already published several pioneer accounts and scholarly articles on the transformation from commercial mainframe computers to distributed local area networks (LAN) of personal computers linked to a server in a branch office. This reshaping...
 
From the Editor's Desk
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Lars Heide
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 2-3
This issue features two important aspects of history of computing: computers in education and microcircuitry. Specifically, the issue includes features on the development of Watfor, a fast student-oriented Fortran compiler, at the University of Waterloo; a...
 
From the Editor's Desk
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Lars Heide
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 2-3
In the history of computing's early years, scholarship on the history of software lagged behind that of the history of computer hardware. This happened even though descriptions of how to program—or adjust, in that time's parlance—comp...
 
Scale and Scope in American Key-Set Office Machine Dynamics, 1880s–1930s
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Lars Heide
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 22-31
Industrial production of office machines emerged in the 1880s and grew extensively until the Second World War. Although sales and applications of punched-card machines expanded in the interwar years, the key-set office machine industry lost dynamics and ul...
 
Shaping a Technology: American Punched Card Systems 1880-1914
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Lars Heide
Issue Date:October 1997
pp. 28-41
<p><it>This paper addresses the initial development of the first punched card system in the United States in the 1880s and the construction of the next punched card machine generation, launched in 1907. Finally, aspects of punched card systems ...
 
From Invention to Production: The Development of Punched-card Machines by F. R. Bull and K. A. Knutsen 1918-1930
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Lars Heide
Issue Date:July 1991
pp. 261-272
<p> Punched-card machines were in a number of ways predecessors to computers. The punched-card technique was invented in the United States in the 1880s by Herman Hollerith, who continued development for another two decades. His firm later became the ...
 
From the Editor's Desk
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Lars Heide
Issue Date:April 2014
pp. 2-3
This issue features several articles that give different perspectives on the emergence of affordable computers for use by ordinary people. Specifically, Kevin Gotkin's "When Computers Were Amateur" and Petri Saarikoski and Markku Reunanen's "...
   
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