An exploration of the computer, tracing not only the development of the machine itself, but also chronicling the effects of manufacturing and sales innovations by companies that made the boom possible.
About the Author
Martin Campbell-Kelly is emeritus professor of computer science at University of Warwick.
William Aspray is Bill and Lewis Suit Professor of Information Technologies at University of Texas at Austin.
Nathan Ensmenger is associate professor in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University Bloomington.
Jeffrey R. Yost is associate director of the Charles Babbage Institute and faculty member in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at the University of Minnesota.