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Big Blue gets beaten: the technological and political controversy of the first large Swedish computerization project in a rhetoric of technology perspective

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1 Author(s)
M. Johansson ; Dept. of Thematic Studies, Linkoping Univ., Sweden

This article analyzes the rhetoric used in the Datasaab-IBM controversy when the first computerized national register and taxation system was created in the early 1960s. The aim is to understand how Datasaab could establish a new technological frame and at the same time grow into what became Sweden's first big computer manufacturer

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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing  (Volume:21 ,  Issue: 2 )