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A People’s History of Computing in the United States

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674970977

Publication: October 2018

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336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

25 photos, 4 tables

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  • Introduction: People Computing (Not the Silicon Valley Mythology)
  • 1. When Students Taught the Computer
  • 2. Making a Macho Computing Culture
  • 3. Back to BASICs
  • 4. The Promise of Computing Utilities and the Proliferation of Networks
  • 5. How The Oregon Trail Began in Minnesota
  • 6. PLATO Builds a Plasma Screen
  • 7. PLATO’s Republic (or, the Other ARPANET)
  • Epilogue: From Personal Computing to Personal Computers
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index