Computer: A History of the Information Machine
Martin Campbell-Kelly, William Aspray and Nathan Ensmenger
Page count: 368 pages
File size: 3 MB
This history of the computer explores the roots of the industry’s development, tracing not only the development of the machine itself–beginning with Charles Babbage’s 1833 mechanical prototype–but also chronicling the effects of manufacturing and sales innovations by companies that made the boom possible.