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"Although little more than 25 years old, electronic computers are reshaping our technological society."

This early book on the history of computers includes a number of references to LEO. See pages 230 and 281-282, and a photograph. It is a brief but accurate account noting payroll and teashop ordering.  

Research comments: What is also interesting, in a book published in 1965, is the absence of any mention of war—time computing in Bletchley or any computer innovations outside the USA and UK. A surprising number of pages are devoted to analogue computers. A second edition was published in 1975. (FL)

ISBN : 0-1402-0524-1

Publisher : Pelican Books

Author : Stuart Havelock Hollingdale and G.C. Tootill

Format : Paperback

-Stuart Havelock Hollingdale and G.C. Tootill-

 

 

 

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH2439. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 
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