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Issue No.02 - April-June (2004 vol.26)
pp: 16-21
Robert V. Head , (Deceased 28 February 2003)
The author's tenure as an editorial advisor to <it>Datamation</it> magazine from 1965 to 1971 paralleled an era of computer technology journalism that chronicled and set the tone for the industry's emergence as a dominant force in business and society. Some of the flavor of this period is captured in this account of the author's interaction with legendary editor Bob Forest.
Robert V. Head, "Datamation's Glory Days", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.26, no. 2, pp. 16-21, April-June 2004, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2004.1299655
1. R.V. Head, "Banking Automation: A Critical Appraisal," Datamation, July 1965, pp. 24-28.
2. Correspondence and comments between R.B. Forest and the author on articles submitted for publication in Datamation 1965—1971 are included in Robert V. Head Papers, CBI170, Charles Babbage Inst., Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
3. C. Block, "Banker to Banker," Datamation, Sept. 1965, pp. 13-14.
4. Staff Memorandum from R.B. Forest, 12 Feb. 1969, Robert V. Head Papers.
5. R.V. Head, "Management Information Systems: A Critical Appraisal," Datamation, May 1967, pp. 22-27.
6. R.V. Head, "SMIS in Denver: A Conference Report," Datamation, Dec.15, 1971, p. 57.
7. Correspondence between R.B. Forest and the author, Jan.—Feb. 1972, Robert V. Head Papers.
8. Memorandum on Retirement Party from R.B. Forest, May 1989, Robert V. Head Papers.
9. E.A. Weiss, "Obituary of Robert Burns Forest," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 19, no. 2, Apr.—June 1997, pp. 70-73.
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