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The ability to work with large numbers quickly and accurately evolved slowly, as the need required and society and science advanced. Read morePublished on January 19, 2008 by James Hoogerwerf
Shurkin begins his book "This book is about people, not machines" and he delivers. Mauchly, Eckert, Atanasoff, Berry, Goldstein and von Neumann all but come alive. Read morePublished on July 23, 2000 by Chris McKinstry
Recently I read a few books on John von Neumann, I don't see myself as an expert, but I do have some knowledge. Read morePublished on December 1, 1999 by Michael Krammer
This outstanding book concisely describes the early years of computing, the personalities involved, and the various external influences impacting the evolution of the art. Read morePublished on April 23, 1999
This book is merely an appetizer -- and a lukewarm one at that -- for the great, yet-to-be-written history of thinking machines. Read morePublished on February 11, 1997