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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing

Issue 1 • January-March 2017

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  • Front Cover 
  • Front Cover

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): c1
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  • Table of Contents 
  • Table of Contents

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  • Masthead

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  • From the Editor's Desk 
  • From the Editor's Desk

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):4 - 5
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  • Think Piece 
  • Eternal October and the End of Cyberspace

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):6 - 7
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  • Reviews [Book review]

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  • Feature Articles 
  • Screen History: The Haeff Memory and Graphics Tube

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):9 - 28
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    Haeff-type tubes formed the high-speed memory of Whirlwind I but had their greatest impact in graphics and display technology, remaining in widespread use until the 1980s. Haeff seems to have been the first to store and display graphics and text on an electronic screen for an unlimited period, in 1947. View full abstract»

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  • Race and Computing: The Problem of Sources, the Potential of Prosopography, and the Lesson of Ebony Magazine

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):29 - 51
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    Historians recognize the need to examine race and technology, but published scholarship has not kept pace. This has been attributed to the absence of archival source materials. In response, scholars have approached "race" from a broad definition, rather than having sought to place persons of color who contributed to the development and innovative application of computing into the historical record... View full abstract»

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  • MCM on Personal Software

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):52 - 64
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    Micro Computer Machines was among the earliest companies to embark on the personal microcomputer project. The evolution of the company's views on personal software was emblematic of the personal computing paradigm's transformations, which occurred with some regularity and in several regions of the world throughout the history of personal computing. View full abstract»

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  • Early History of Computing in Switzerland: Discovery of Rare Devices, Unknown Documents, and Scarcely Known Facts

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):65 - 72
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  • IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Student Leadership Scholarship

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Aims & Scope

The IEEE Annals of the History of Computing serves as a record of vital contributions which recount, preserve, and analyze the history of computing and the impact of computing on society.

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Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Nathan Ensmenger
Indiana University, School of Informatics & Computing
nensmeng@indiana.edu