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A History of the Personal Computer

The People and the Technology

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This edition published in by Allan Publishing in London, Ontario, Canada.

Written in English

526 pages

This book is an exciting history of the personal computer revolution. Early personal computing, the "first" personal computer, invention of the microprocessor at Intel and the first microcomputer are detailed. It also traces the evolution of the personal computer from the hardware and software hacker, to its use as a consumer appliance on the Internet. This is the only book that provides such comprehensive coverage. It not only describes the hardware and software, but also the companies and people who made it happen.

The book contains 29 photographs and 5 charts.

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A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the Technology
2001, Allan Publishing
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A History of the Personal Computer

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Work Description

This book is an exciting history of the personal computer revolution. Early personal computing, the "first" personal computer, invention of the microprocessor at Intel and the first microcomputer are detailed. It also traces the evolution of the personal computer from the hardware and software hacker, to its use as a consumer appliance on the Internet. This is the only book that provides such comprehensive coverage. It not only describes the hardware and software, but also the companies and people who made it happen.

A History of the Personal Computer

The People and the Technology

1st editon

This edition published in by Allan Publishing in London, Ontario, Canada.


Edition Description

This book is an exciting history of the personal computer revolution. Early personal computing, the "first" personal computer, invention of the microprocessor at Intel and the first microcomputer are detailed. It also traces the evolution of the personal computer from the hardware and software hacker, to its use as a consumer appliance on the Internet. This is the only book that provides such comprehensive coverage. It not only describes the hardware and software, but also the companies and people who made it happen.

The book contains 29 photographs and 5 charts.

Table of Contents

Development of the Computer
Personal Computing in the 1960's
Microprocessors in the 1970's
Transition to Microcomputers
Apple Computer in the 1970's
Other Software in the 1970's

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online version also available.

Copyright Date
2001

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
004.16
Library of Congress
QA76.17 .A43 2001

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
1 v. (various pagings) :
Number of pages
526
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.5 X 1.25 inches
Weight
695 grams

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3599500M
ISBN 10
0968910807
LC Control Number
2002327298
OCLC/WorldCat
47238372
Library Thing
2632396
Goodreads
197146

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