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59148 LEO Futuristic Submissions

File of draft papers submitted for the Conference marking 50 years since the first major job was run on LEO, "The World and Business Computing in 2051". The conference took place at the Guildhall in London, and the proceedings were published in a special edition of the Journal of Strategic Information Systems  Vol 12, Issue 4 (Dec 2003).  Full texts of the published versions of the papers are therefore available online:

The submitted typescripts present in the file are:

annotated 'NCC Paper 2', [Philip Virgo], "Envisioning the Global Information Society";  

'NCC Paper 3', Chandra S. Amaravadi  "The World and Business Computing in 2051" ; 

'NCC Paper 4' Philip Ein'Dor  "From LEO to RUR?"; 

'NCC Paper 5'  Ernest Schell, "The World and Business Computing at Mid-Century"; 

'NCC Paper 8' Jonathan Cape & Malcolm Hunter, paper written as dialogue between Arthur Dent and Marvin the Paranoid Android from Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series.

Each paper is annotated with brief comments and scores, probably by David Caminer, as they were being considered for a National Computing Centre Prize.

Date : November 2001

Creator : International Computers Ltd

Physical Description : 1 file (5 items), paper; typescript with pencil annotations

Provenance :
From David Caminer's papers.

Archive References : CMLEO/DC/RC/200111 , DTC/2/12

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH59148. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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