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An ICL Anthology - Anecdotes and Recollections from the People of ICL

Hamish Carmichael has had a very happy thought in taking the initiative to collect anecdotes and recollections from the people of ICL, and so to edit and produce this Anthology.

Those of us who were and who still are privileged to work in the most exciting and significant industry so far created by the human race will recall that our colleagues came together from BTM, Powers Samas, and the computer activities of GEC, EMI, Ferranti, English Electric, LEO, Elliotts, Singer and other companies. The strategy of consolidating all the parts making up ICT was the work of Cecil Mead. The creation of ICL was - I suppose fairly - the desire of Harold Wilsonís government. - Arthur Humphreys.

Chapter 6 presents an anthology of quotations about LEO, mainly from LEO Computers personnel.

Edited by Hamish Carmichael

Dewey: 338.7610040941 

This book is in pristine condition and is signed inside "All The Best - Hamish" this was signed for Tony Priest who kindly donated to us.

ISBN : 0952738902

Publisher : Laidlaw Hicks

Author : Hamish Carmichael

Format : Paperback, 260 pages

-Hamish Carmichael-

 

 

 

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