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The Materiality of the Internet
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Paul E. Ceruzzi
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 96, c3
The Internet is a technological construction with a magnitude and scope comparable to the hydroelectric dams, railroads, aircraft, and electric power systems of an earlier era. Yet, it has no obvious physical manifestation--no physical object we can point ...
 
Guest Editors' Introduction: PC Software--Word Processing for Everyone
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Paul E. Ceruzzi, Burton Grad
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 4-5
In January 1975, Popular Electronics featured on its cover a photograph of the Altair computer and, inside the magazine, an article announcing Altair's availability in kit form. One may quibble over whether it was that precise article that inaugurated pers...
 
A View from 20 Years as a Historian of Computing
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Paul E. Ceruzzi
Issue Date:October 2001
pp. 49-55
<p>The author's reflections go back to the late 1970s when the electronic, stored program was itself only a few decades old and the challenge, in the history-of-computing field, was to convey computer history's significance and reach. The contemporar...
 
When Computers Were Human
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Paul E. Ceruzzi
Issue Date:July 1991
pp. 237-244
<p>A memorandum dated April 27, 1942, from the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, is reproduced. The memorandum describes a computing facility at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, in which a team of humans equipped with mechanic...
 
The Early Computers of Konrad Zuse, 1935 to 1945
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Paul E. Ceruzzi
Issue Date:July 1981
pp. 241-262
<p>This paper examines in detail the early work of Zuse, beginning with his first thoughts on mechanizing calculation in the 1930s and continuing through the completion of his general-purpose relay computer, the Z4, in 1945. The primary objective of ...
 
Reviews
Found in: IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
By Paul E. Ceruzzi, Jonathan Reed Winkler, Robin Morris, Tim Bergin, Keith Smillie
Issue Date:October 2003
pp. 93-96
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