LEO Remembered Book 2nd edition
LEO remembered - by the people who worked on the world’s first business computers
Published by the LEO Computers Society in partnership with the Centre for Computing History and supported by the AIT Trust.
Edited by Hilary Caminer and Lisa-Jane McGerty with Foreword by Dame Stephanie Shirley CH
Available to pre-order. Delivery from 28 September 2022.
LEO – Lyons Electronic Office - developed by caterers J. Lyons and Co. in the late 1940s – started work as the world’s first business computer in November 1951. This newly-enlarged edition of LEO remembered presents well over 80 accounts from people who worked on LEO computers from the very earliest days – even before it went live – to later times across the UK and around the world.
‘The human side of LEO’s unique contribution to the history of computing comes to life in this captivating collection of reminiscences, testifying to a sense of collective endeavour among the LEO community.’ Georgina Ferry, author ‘A Computer called LEO Lyons teashops and the World’s First Office Computer, commenting on the first edition.
Second edition, 244 pages
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