Lexikon's History of Computing

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Bibliography: Historical and Early Computing

Bibliography: Early Calculators

Bibliography: Slide Rules

Bibliography: Biographical References

Bibliography: Modern Systems; Business; General Computing

Bibliography: PCs; Microcomputers, Microprocessors

Bibliography: Multimedia and Virtual Reality

Bibliography: Artificial Intelligence; Cybernetics; Expert Systems

Bibliography: Business Computing Related

Bibliography: Robots and Robotics

Bibliography: IBM, Its Organization, Products & People

Bibliography: Apple Computer

Bibliography: DEC VAX; VMS; XWINDOWS

Bibliography: Microsoft Corporation; Bill Gates

Bibliography: Misc. Computer Companies and Company Histories

Bibliography: Office Automation/Factory Automation

Bibliography: Periodicals & Magazines

Bibliography: Russian Computers

Bibliography: Silicon Valley

Bibliography: Video Tape Reference Materials

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Bibliography: Historical and Early Computing

Aspray, William.

An Annotated Bibliography of Secondary Sources on the History of Software.

Annals of the History of Computing. 1987.

 

Aspray, William; B. Bruemmer.

Guide to the Oral History Collection of the Charles Babbage Institute.

Charles Babbage Institute, 1985.

 

Aspray, William; Arthur Burks.

Papers of John von Neumann on Computing and Computing Theory.

MIT Press, 1987.

 

Aspray, William.

John von Neumann and the Origins of Modern Computing.

MIT Press, 1989.

 

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

The History of Electronic Computing: the Beta Release

ACM, 1993

 

Augarten, Stan.

Bit by Bit: An Illustrated History of Computers.

Tichnor & Fields, 1984.

 

Ball, Guy; and Bruce Flamm

The Complete Collector's Guide to Pocket Calculators

Wilson/Barnett Publishing, 1997

 

Barrow, John

Pi in the Sky: Counting, Thinking, and Being

Clarendon Press, Oxford, UK, 1992

 

Bashe, Charles; Lyle Johnson; John Palmer; Emerson Pugh.

IBM's Early Computers.

MIT Press, 1985.

 

Baxandall, D. and Jane Pugh

Calculating Machines and Instruments (1975)

London Science Museum

(Available from Lynn Harding

 

Antique Instruments of the Professional Sciences

103 W. Aliso Street

Ojai, California 93023)

 

Bernstein, Jeremy.

The Analytical Engine: Computers -- Past, Present and Future.

Random House, 1963.

 

Bird, Peter J.

LEO: The First Business Computer

Hasler Publishing Company, 1994

4 Luckley Wood, Wokingham

Berkshire RG11 3EW, ENGLAND

 

Booth, Andrew D.; Kathleen H. V. Booth

Automatic Digital Calculators

Butterworths Scientific Publications, 1953

 

Borst, Arno

The Ordering of Time: From the Ancient Computus to the Modern Computer

University of Chicago Press, 1993

 

Bowden, B. V. (editor)

Faster Than Thought

Pitman, 1953

 

Bowker, Geoffrey C.

Science on the Run: Information Management and Industrial Geophysics

at Schlumberger, 1920-1940

MIT Press, 1994

 

Brand, Stewart.

The Media Lab: Inventing the Future at MIT.

Viking Press, 1987.

 

Britton, J. L. (editor)

Collected Works of A.M. Turing: Pure Mathematics

by A. M. Turing

North Holland, Amsterdam, 1992

(available from Elsevier, New York)

 

Bruemmer, Bruce H.

Resources for the History of Computing:

A Guide to U.S. & Canadian Records.

Charles Babbage Institute, 1987.

 

Buchholz, Werner

Planning a Computer System: Project STRETCH

McGraw Hill, 1962

 

Burks, Alice R.; Arthur W. Burks

The First Electronic Computer: The Atanasoff Story

 

Cajorie, Florian

History of the Logarithmic Slide Rule & Allied Instruments

(Reprint of 1910 edition)

(Available from Lynn Harding

Antique Instruments of the Professional Sciences

103 W. Aliso Street, Ojai, California 93023)

 

Cajorie, Florian

History of the Logarithmic Slide Rule and Allied Instruments and On

the History of Gunter's Scale and the Slide Rule During the Seventeenth

Century (reprint of his book and article)

(Available from Astragal Press, P.O. Box 239, Mendham, New Jersey)

 

Carpenter, B. E.; R. W. Doran

A.M. Turing's ACE Report of 1946 and Other Papers

The MIT Press

 

Carroll, Paul

Big Blues: The Unmaking of IBM

Crown Publishers, 1993

 

Casey, Steven

Set Phasers on Stun and Other True Tales of Design, Technology, and Human Error

Aegean Publishing, 1993

 

Ceruzzi, Paul E.

Reckoners: The Prehistory of the Digital Computer from Relays to the Stored Program Concept (1935-1945)

Greenwood Press, 1983.

 

Cohen, Bernard I.

Makin' Numbers: The Life and Career of Howard Aiken.

MIT Press, 1991.

 

Computer Systems Laboratory

National Institute of Standards and Technology

U.S. Department of Commerce, 1993.

 

Cordata, James W.

An Annotated Bibliography on the History of Data Processing. 1983.

 

Cordata, James W.

Before the Computer: IBM, NCR, Burroughs, and Remington Rand and the Industry They Created, 1865-1956

Princeton University Press, 1993

 

Cortada, James W.

Historical Dictionary of Data Processing Organizations.

Greenwood Press, 1987.

 

Cortada, James W.

The Computer in the United States: From Laboratory to Market, 1930-1960

1993

 

Cringely, Robert X.

Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Can't Get a Date

Harper, 1992

 

Dasgupta, Subrata

Creativity in Invention and Design:, Computational and Cognitive Explorations of Technological Originality

Cambridge University Press, 1994

 

de Wit, Dirk

The Shaping of Automation, a Historical Analysis of the Interaction

between Technology and Organization, 1950-1985

Verloren, 1994

 

D'Ignazio, Fred

Small Computers: Exploring Their Technology and Future

Franklin Watts, 1981

 

Dilson, Jessie.

The Abacus, A Pocket Computer.

St. Martins Press, 1968.

 

Ditlea, Steve (editor), The Lunch Group and Guests

Digital Deli: The Comprehensive User-Loveable Menu of Computer Lore...

Workman Publishing, 1984

 

Duckworth, George

Slide Rule Collector's Guide

Duckworth

12602 No. 20 Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85029-2610

 

Eames, Charles & Ray.

A Computer Perspective.

Harvard Univ. Press, 1973.

 

Eames, Charles and Ray Eames.

A Computer Perspective: Background to the Computer Age.

Harvard Univ. Press, 1990.

 

Evans, Christopher

The Mighty Micro: The Impact of the Computer Revolution

London, 1982

 

Eves, Howard.

An Introduction to the History of Mathematics.

Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1964.

 

Fisher, John.

The Story of Computers.

Harcourt, Brace, 1964.

 

Fisher, Franklin M.; J. McKie.

IBM and the U.S. Data Processing Industry: An Economic History.

Praeger, 1983.

 

Fishman, Katherine Davis.

The Computer Establishment.

Harper & Row, 1981.

 

Flamm, Kenneth

Creating the Computer: Government, Industry and High Technology

 

Freiberger, Paul

Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer

Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 1984

 

Gantz, John; and Jack B. Rochester

The Naked Computer: The Layperson's Almanac of Computer Lore, Wizardry, Personalities,

Memorabilia, World Records, Mindblowers, and Tomfoolery.

William Morrow & Co., 1983

 

Gardner, Martin.

Logic Machines, Diagrams and Boolean Algebra.

Dover Press, 1968.

 

Giordano, Lorraine

Beyond Taylorism: Computerization and the New Industrial Relations

St. Martin's Press, 1992

 

Goldstein, H. H.

The Computer from Pascal to Von Neumann.

Princeton, 1972.

 

Goto; Komamiya; Suekane; Takagi; Kuwabara

Researches of the Electrotechnical Laboratory (Japan)

Theory and Structure of the Automatic Relay Computer E.T.L. Mark II

Electrotechnical Laboratory

Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, Japan, September 1956

 

Greenia, Mark W.

History of Computing:

An Encyclopedia of the People and Machines that Made Computing History

Lexikon Services, 1982, 1999, 2001

 

Grosh, Herbert R. J.

Computer: Bit Slices from a Life

Third Millennium Books

Underwood-Miller, 1991

 

Haddock, Dr. Thomas

Personal Computers and Pocket Calculators

Nostalgia Publishing, P.O. Box 277

La Center, KY 42056

 

Halacy, Jr., D.S.

Computers: The Machines We Think With

Harper & Row, 1962

 

Harris, Brian

Babs, Beacon, and Broadicea: A History of Computing in British Airways and Its Predecessor Airlines

Speedwing Press, Hounslow, UK, 1993

 

Hawkes, Nigel

The Computer Revolution

E. P. Dutton, 1971

 

Heintz, Bettina

Die Herrschaft der Regel: zur Gundlagengeschichte des Computers

Frankfurt am Main (Germany), 1993

 

Heller, Robert

The Fate of IBM

Little Brown, 1994

 

Hendry, John

The Teashop Computer Manufacturer: J. Lyons, Leo and the Potential and Limitations of High-Tech Diversifications, "Business History,"

Volume 29, January 1987, pages 73-102

 

Historical Computer Society (HCS)

"Historically Brewed: Our First Year"

(a retrospect of issues 1 to 6 of "Historically Brewed" magazine)

Paperback, 110 pages, 1995

available from Historical Computer Society

 

Hodges, Andrew.

Alan Turing: The Enigma.

Simon and Schuster, 1983.

 

Holtzmann, Gerald J.; and Bjorn Pehrson

The Early History of Data Networks

IEEE Computer Society Press, 304 pages, 1994

 

Jacobowitz, Henry

Electronic Computers: A Made Simple Book

Doubleday & Company, 1963

 

James, Geoffrey

The Tao of Programming

Compuarcheological Guide to the Mysterious Past of Programming

Info Books, 1987

 

Jennings, Karla

The Devouring Fungus: Tales of the Computer Age

W.W. Norton, 1990

 

Journal of the Oughtred Society (periodic publication)

(Focus is on history and collection of slide rules and some early mechanical calculating devices. Publishes a journal, buy/sell list.)

 

Kemeny, John G.

Man and the Computer

Charles Scribner's Sons, 1972

 

Korn, Granino A., and Theresa M. Korn

Electronic Analog Computers

(DC Analog Computers)

Second Edition

McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1956

 

Kunzel, Werner

Allwissen und Absturz: der Ursprung des Computers

Frankfurt am Main, 1993

 

Lavington, Simon

Early British Computers: The Story of Vintage Computers and the People Who Built Them

Manchester University Press, 1980

 

Lee, J.A.N.

Computer Pioneers (816 pages)

IEEE Computer Society Press, 1994

 

Levering, Robert; Michael Katz, Milon Moskowitz

The Computer Entrepreneurs

Who's Making it Big and How in America's Upstart Industry

New American Library, 1984

Levy, Steven

 

Hackers, Heros of the Computer Revolution

Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1984

 

(LEO Computers: See LEO Computers Entry)

 

Linzmayer, Owen W.

The Mac Bathroom Reader

Sybex, 1994

 

Lukoff, Herman

From Dits to Bits: A Personal History of the Electronic Computer

Robotic Press, 1979

 

Lytel, Allan

ABC's of Computers

Howard Sams & Co., 1966

 

Malone, Michael S.

The Microprocessor: A biography

1996 ISBN 0-387-94342-0

 

Martin

Calculating Machines, Their History and Development

(translated from the 1925 edition)

Available from Lynn Harding

Antique Instruments of the Professional Sciences

103 W. Aliso Street

Ojai, California 93023)

 

McCartney, Scott

ENIAC: The Triumphs and Tragedies of the World's First Computer

Paperback - 272 pages 1st edition (February 6, 2001)

Berkley Pub Group; ISBN: 0425176444

 

Metropolis, N.; Howlett; Rota.

A History of Computing in the Twentieth Century.

Academic Press, 1980.

 

Metropolis, N.: Gian-Carlo Rota (editors)

A New Era in Computation

MIT Press, 1993

 

Mollenhoff, Clark R.

Atanasoff: Forgotten Father of the Computer.

Iowa State University Press, 1988.

 

Moreau, R.

The Computer Comes of Age: The People, the Hardware and the Software.

MIT Press, 1984.

 

Morse, Perley.

Business Machines: Their Practical Application & Educational Requirements.

Longmans, Green & Co., 1932.

 

Nelson, Ted.

Dream Machines/Computer Lib (orig. 1974 approx)

Tempus Books, Microsoft Press, 1987

 

Nelson, Ted.

Literary Machines. 1983.

 

Newquist, Harvey P.

The Brain Makers

Sams, 1994

 

Oldfield, Homer R.

King of the Seven Dwarfs: General Electric's Ambiguous Challenge to the Computer Industry

1996 ISBN 0-8186-7383-4

 

Palfreman, Jon; Doron Swade

The Dream Machine: Exploring the Computer Age

BBC Books, London, 1991

 

Papert, Seymour

Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and Powerful Ideas

About LOGO -- how it was invented and how it works

Basic Books, Inc./Harper Colophon Books, 1980

 

Pearson, Jamie (Jamie Parker-Pearson)

Digital at Work: Snapshots from the first 35 Years

Digital Press ISBN: 1-55558-092-0

Part No. EYJ 826E-DP

 

Perrotta, Peter L.

A History of Computer-Assisted Medical Diagnosis at Naval Submarine

Medical Research Laboratory (Groton, Connecticut)

Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory, 1993

 

Phillips, Sir. Richard

A Familiar Cyclopedia or Dictionary of the Arts of Life and Civilization

Sherwood, Gilbert & Piper, London (about 1834)

 

Phister, Jr., Montgomery

Logical Design of Digital Computers

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publishers, 1958

 

Piper, Roger.

The Story of Computers.

Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964.

 

Pullan, J.M.

The History of the Abacus.

Frederick A. Praeger Publishing, 1969.

 

Queisser, Hans J.

The Conquest of the Microchip

Harvard University Press, 1988

 

Rabone & Sons (publishers)

The Carpenter's Slide Rule - Its History and Use

(reprint of 1880 edition) The Astragal Press

 

Rabone & Sons (publishers)

Instructions for the Engineer's Improved Slide Rule

(reprint of the 1867 edition) The Astragal Press

 

Rabone & Sons (publishers)

John Rabone & Sons 1892 Catalog

(reprint of the 1892 edition) The Astragal Press

 

Randell, B.

The Origins of Digital Computers.

Springer-Verlag, 1982

 

Randell, Brian, ed.

The Origins of Digital Computers: Selected Papers.

Springer-Verlag, 1982.

 

Redmond, K.C.; Smith, T.A.

Project Whirlwind: The History of Pioneer Computer.

Digital Press, 1980.

 

Reid, T. R.

Microchip: The Story of a Revolution and the Man Who Made It

Pan, Collins, London, 1984

 

Ritchie, David.

The Computer Pioneers.

Simon & Schuster, 1986.

 

Rosen, Saul

Electronic Computers: A Historical Survey: Computing Surveys, V1, 1, March 1969

 

Rosenberg, J.M.

The Computer Prophets

Macmillan, 1969.

 

Roth, Pamela

The First Book of Adam: Using and Programming the Coleco Adam

QUE Publishing, 1984

 

Sammet, Jean E.

Programming Languages: History and Fundamentals.

Prentice-Hall, 1969.

 

Secrest, James D.

A History of the Electronic Industries Association.

EIA, 1974.

 

Segal, Howard P.

Future Imperfect: The Mixed Blessings of Technology in America

University of Massachusetts Press, 1994

 

Shurkin, Joel

Engines of the Mind: A History of the Computer

Norton, 1984.

 

Slater, Robert

Portraits in Silicon

MIT Press, 1992

 

Smith, Charles V. L.

Electronic Digital Computers

McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1959

 

Stern, Nancy

From ENIAC to UNIVAC: An Appraisal of the Eckert Mauchly Computers.

Digital Press, 1981, (Part No. EY-AX013-DP)

 

Stibitz, George R.

The Zeroth Generation

1993

 

Stormonth, Rev. James

Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language

Blackwood & Sons, Endinburgh and London

New York, 1881

 

Stout, Wesley W.

The Great Detective (Radar and MIT Rad Lab).

Chrysler Corporation, 1946.

 

Stumpf, Kevin

Domestic Commercial Computing Power Between 1950 & 1979:

The Complete Source for the Identification of Commercially Available,

General Purpose, Digital Computers, Sold by Domestic North American

Computer Companies in North America between 1950 & 1979

Unusual Systems, 1997

(mentions over 1,200 computers!)

 

Thomas, Shirley

Computers: Their History, Present Applications, and Future

Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. 1965

 

Those Inventive Americans.

National Geographic Society, 1971.

 

Tweedale, Geoffrey

Calculating Machines and Computers

Shire Publications Ltd., Cromwell House, Church Street, Princes Risborough

Buckinghamshire HP17 9AJ, England

(Available from Lynn Harding, Antique Instruments of the Professional Sciences

103 W. Aliso Street, Ojai, California 93023)

 

Van den Ende, Jan

The Turn of the Tide: Computerization in Dutch Society, 1900-1965

Delft University Press, Netherlands, 1994

 

Von Handel, Paul

Electronic Computers:

Fundamentals, Systems, and Applications

Springer-Verlag/Vienna

Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1961

 

Von Neumann, John.

"First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC."

 

Moore School, University of Penn, 1946.

Wexelblat, Richard L.

History of Programming Languages.

Academic Press, 1981.

 

Wildes, Karl; Nilo Lindgren.

A Century of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT:

1882-1982. (Publ. 1986

 

Wilkes, Maurice.

Memoirs of a Computer Pioneer.

MIT Press, 1985.

 

Williams, Michael R.

A History of Computing Technology.

Prentice-Hall, 1985. Revised 1996

 

Williams, W. R.

Looking Back to Tomorrow

A Survey of the Impact of the first twenty-five years of the use of

electronic computers in New Zealand...

New Zealand Computer Society

 

Wulforst, Harry

Breakthrough to the Computer Age

Scribner, 1982

 

Yasunori, Tateshi

Hasha no Gosan: Nichi-Bei Konpyuta Senso no 40-nen

Tokyo, 1993

 

Yourdon, Edward

The Decline and Fall of the American Programmer:

A View of the future of the Software Industry

Yourdon Press, 1992

 

Zuse, Konrad

The Computer - My Life

(German Title: Der Computer - Mein Lebenswerk)

Springer-Verlag, 1984

 

Brief Bibliography: Early Calculators:

"The International Association of Calculator Collectors," Guy Ball, President. Publisher of "The International Calculator Collector" journal. (Special thanks to the IACC for allowing us to include material in this chronology.).

 

"The Complete Collector's Guide to Pocket Calculators"

Guy Ball and Bruce Flamm, Wilson/Barnett Publishing, 1997

(This is the most complete book on the subject on the market.)

For information, contact Wilson/Barnett Publishing, P.O. Box 345, Tustin, CA 92681.

 

"Origin of Modern Calculating Machines," J.A.V. Turk, 1921.

 

"Calculating Machines and Instruments," D. Baxandall, Jane Pugh, Science Museum, 1975 Crown (distributed by Hardings Books).

 

"A Computer Perspective," Charles and Ray Eames, Harvard University Press, 1980.

 

"The Analytical Engine: Computers-- Past, Present, and Future," Jeremy Bernstein, Random House, 1964.

 

"A History of the Logarithmic Slide Rule and Allied Instruments and On the History of Gunter's Scale and the Slide Rule During the Seventeenth Century," Florian Cajori, Astragal Press (reprint), Mendham, New Jersey, 178 pages, illustrated.

 

"The Journal of the Oughtred Society," c/o 3300 Treetop Circle #104, San Bruno, California 94066.

 

"Collector's Guide to Personal Computers and Pocket Calculators," Dr. Thomas F. Haddock, Books Americana.

 

"A Guide to HP Handheld Calculators," by Wlodek Mier-Jedrzejowicz, Ph.D., available from Wilson/Barnett Publishing, P.O. Box 345, Tustin, CA 92681.

 

 

Bibliography: Slide Rules

A History of the Logarithmic Slide Rule and Allied Instruments

Florian Cajori, 1910 (Reprint), including 1920 article "On the History of Gunter's Scale and the Slide Rule during the 17th Century." Introduction by Dr. Robert K. Otnes, editor of the Journal of the Oughtred Society. Illustrated, 178 pages. (Available from Astragal Press, 5 Cold Hill Road, Suite 12, P.O. Box 239, Mendham, NJ 07945-0239.)

 

The Slide Rule Collector's Guide

George Duckworth

Duckworth, 12602 N. 20th Avenue

Phoenix, Arizona 85029

 

Instructions for the Improved Engineer's Slide Rule

Reprint of 1867 edition published by John Rabone & Sons. 32 pages. Available from Astragal Press.

 

The Carpenter's Slide Rule--Its History and Use

Reprint of 1880 edition published by John Rabone & Sons. 32 pages. Available from Astragal Press.

 

John Rabone & Sons 1892 Catalog (with historical information on rules and levels)

Reprint. 96 pages. Available from Astragal Press.

 

The Preston 1909 Catalog (Over 600 different rules, 300 levels)

224 pages, illustrated. Available from Astragal Press.

 

Astragal Press

5 Cold Hill Road, Suite 12, P.O. Box 239

Mendham, NJ 07945-0239, 201-543-3045

 

Journal of the Oughtred Society

A periodic publication for people interested in the history and collection of slide rules.

Editor: Dr. Robert K. Otnes

Membership Information: Wayne Lehnert, Secretary

3300 Treetop Circle #104, San Bruno, California 94066, 415-355-7083

Bibliography: Biographical References

Aspray, William; Arthur Burks.

Papers of John von Neumann on Computing and Computing Theory.

MIT Press, 1987.

 

Aspray, William.

John von Neumann and the Origins of Modern Computing.

MIT Press, 1989.

 

Austrian, Geoffrey.

Herman Hollerith, Forgotten Giant of Information Processing.

Columbia Univ. Press, 1982.

 

Bell, Eric T.

Men of Mathematics.

Simon & Schuster, 1937.

 

Bishop, Morris.

Pascal: The Life of Genius.

Reynal & Hitchcock, 1936.

 

Campbell-Kelly, Martin (Editor)

Charles Babbage: Passages from the Life of a Philosopher

(autobiography first published in 1864)

IEEE Press and Rutgers University, 1994

 

Cohen, Bernard I.

Makin' Numbers: The Life and Career of Howard Aiken.

MIT Press, 1991.

 

Hyman, Anthony.

Charles Babbage, Pioneer of the Computer.

Princeton Univ. Press, 1982.

 

Lammers, Susan M.

Programmers at Work: Interviews with 19 Programmers That Shaped the Computer Industry

Tempus Books/Microsoft, 1989

 

Lee, John A. N.

Computer Pioneers

IEEE Press, 1994

 

Manes, Steven; Paul Andrews.

Gates (Bill Gates of Microsoft, an independent biography).

Doubleday, 1993.

 

Mollenhoff, Clark R.

Atanasoff: Forgotten Father of the Computer.

Iowa State University Press, 1988.

 

Morrison.

Charles Babbage and His Calculating Engines:

Selected Writings by Babbage and Others.

Dover Press, 1961.

 

Osborne, Adam

Hypergrowth: The Rise and Fall of Osborne Computer Corporation

Avon, 1985

 

Rifkin, Glenn

The Ultimate Entrepreneur: The Story of Ken Olsen and

Digital Equipment Corporation

Contemporary Books, 1988

 

Rosenberg, Jerry M.

The Computer Prophets

MacMillan Company, 1969

 

Sculley, John.

Odyssey: Pepsi to Apple... The Journey of a Marketing Impresario.

Harper & Row, 1987.

 

Wang, An. (with Eugene Linden)

Lessons.

Addison Wesley, 1986

 

Wilkes, Maurice.

Memoirs of a Computer Pioneer.

MIT Press, 1985.

 

Yamamoto, Takuma.

Fujitsu: What Mankind Can Dream, Technology Can Achieve.

Toyo Keizai Inc., 1992.

 

Zuse, Konrad

The Computer - My Life

(German Title: Der Computer - Mein Lebenswerk)

Springer-Verlag, 1984

Bibliography: Modern Systems; Business; General Computing

Anchordoguy, Marie.

Computers Inc., Japan's Challenge to IBM.

Harvard University, 1989.

 

Beninger, James R.

The Control Revolution.

Harvard University Press, 1986.

Computer Basics.

Time Life Books, 1985.

 

Dartner, Tom; G. Armbruster.

The Art of Electronic Music.

Quill Publishing, 1985.

 

Heyel, Carl.

Computers, Office Machines, and the New Information Technology.

Macmillan, 1969.

 

Jong, Steven F.

Word Processing for Small Businesses

Howard Sams & Co., 1983

 

Kurshan; November; Stone.

Computer Literacy Through Applications.

Houghton Mifflin Co., 1986.

 

Lazou, Christopher.

Supercomputers and Their Use

Oxford Science, 1988.

 

Neal, Dorothy A.; Fruehling; Weaver

Today's Electronic Office: Procedures and Applications

McGraw-Hill, 1989

 

Peterson, W. E. Pete

Almost Perfect: How a Bunch of Regular Guys Built WordPerfect Corporation

Prima Publishing 1994

 

Ralston, A.; Reily, D.

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering.

Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1983.

 

Shelly, Gary B.; T.J. Cashman.

Introduction to Computers and Data Processing.

Anaheim Publishing, 1980.

 

Spencer, Donald D.

An Invitation to Computers.

Camelot Publishing Company, 1989.

 

Stross, Randall E.

Steve Jobs and the NeXT Big Thing

Antheneum, 1993

 

Understanding Computers (series).

Time-Life Books, Inc.

1989.

 

Walker, Roger S.

Understanding Computer Science.

Texas Instruments, 1981.

 

Webber, Jack.

Computers: The Next Generation.

Arco Publishing, 1985.

 

Wu, Margaret S.

Introduction to Computer Data Processing.

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974.

U.S. Dept. of Justice.

 

Computer Crime: Electronic Fund Transfer Systems Fraud.

1985

U.S. Dept. of Justice.

 

Computer Crime: Electronic Fund Transfer Systems and Crime.

1982

 

 

Bibliography: PCs; Microcomputers, Microprocessors

Bowden, Keith

The Companion to the Commodore 64

(Personal Computer News Library)

PAN Books, 1984

 

Braun, E.; S. MacDonald

Revolution in Miniature:

The History and Impact of Semiconductor Electronics.

Cambridge Univ. Press, 1982.

 

Chamberlin, Hal.

Musical Applications of Microprocessors.

Hayden Book Company, 1980.

 

Ciarcia, Steve

Ciarcia's Circuit Cellar

(volume I 125 pages

volume II, 330 pages)

Byte Books, about 1981

 

Ciarcia,Steve

Build your own Z80 Computer

Byte Books, 330 pages, about 1981

 

Didday, Richard

Home Computers, Questions and Answers, Hardware

Dilithium Press, (about 1981)

 

Dorfman, Nancy S.

Innovation and Market Structure:

Lessons from the Computer and Semiconductor Industries.

Ballinger, 1987.

 

Evans, Christopher.

The Micro Millenium.

Viking Press, 1979.

 

Evans, Christopher.

The Making of the Micro: A History of Computers.

Van Nostrand, 1981.

 

Forester, Tom.

High-Tech Society: The Story of the Information Technology Revolution.

1987.

 

Forester, Tom.

The Microelectronics Revolution.

MIT Press, 1981.

 

Frieberger, Stephen: and Paul Chew, Jr.

A Consumer's Guide to Personal Computing and Microcomputers, 2nd Edition

Hayden Book Company, (about 1982)

 

Gilder, George.

Microcosm.

Simon & Schuster, 1989.

 

Haddock, Dr. Thomas

"A Collector's Guide to Personal Computers and Pocket Calculators"

A Historical, Rarity and Value Guide

Books Americana, Inc. 1993

 

P.O. Box 2326

Florence, Alabama 35630

 

Hartnell, Tim; and Stan Veit

The Complete Buyer's Guide to Personal Computers

Bantam Books, 1983

 

Herbert, Frank (with Max Barnard)

Without Me You're Nothing: The Essential Guide to Home Computers

Simon & Schuster, New York 1980

 

Infoworld.

Infoworld's Essential Guide to Atari.

Harper & Row, 1984.

 

Laurel, Brenda.

The Art of Human-Computer Interface Design.

Apple Computer/Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1990.

 

Leventhal, Lance; and Irvin Stafford

Why Do You Need a Personal Computer?

John Wiley & Sons, (about 1982)

 

Levey, Steven.

Hackers, Heroes of the Computer Revolution.

Anchor Press, Doubleday, 1984.

Reprinted by Dell Publishing

Bantam Doubleday Dell, paperback, 1994

 

Luther, A.

Digital Video in the PC Environment.

McGraw-Hill, 1989.

 

Malone, Michael S.

The Microprocessor: A Biography

1996 ISBN 0-387-94342

 

McWilliams, Peter A.

The Personal Computer in Business Book.

Prelude Press

1984.

 

McWilliams, Peter A.

The Word Processing Book

Prelude Press

1984.

 

Meilach, Dona Z.

Before You Buy a Computer

Crown Publishers, Inc., 1983

 

Mosher, Doug

Family Computers Under $200

Sybex Computer Books, 1984

Nelson, Ted.

The Home Computer Revolution.

1977.

 

National Association of Computer Dealers

"Computer Blue Book"

(Editor: Ray C. Davis) 1990

 

Osborne, Adam.

Running Wild: The Next Industrial Revolution.

Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 1979.

Perrolle, Judith A.

Computers and Social Change: Information, Property and Power.

1987.

Rogers and Larsen.

Silicon Valley Fever: Growth of High Technology Culture.

Basic Books, Inc., 1984.

Stine, G. Harry.

The Untold Story of the Computer Revolution.

Arbor House, 1985.

 

Tedeschi, Enrico

Sinclair Archeology: The Complete Photo Guide to Collectable Models

Hove Books, 54 Easthill Drive, Portslade, Brighton, BN41 2FD, UK

 

Veit, Stan

History of the Personal Computer: From Altair to IBM: A History of the PC Revolution

WorldComm

Asheville, NC

 

Veit, Stan: and Tim Hartnell

The Complete Buyer's Guide to Personal Computers

Bantam Books, 1983

 

Veit, Stan

Using Microcomputers in Business:

A Guide for the Perplexed

Hayden Book Company, revised 1983

 

Webber, Jeffrey R.; Stephen J. Szcecinski

User's Handbook to the Atari 400/800 Computers

Webber Systems Inc., 1983

 

Wulfort, Harry.

Breakthrough to the Computer Age.

Charles Scribner's Sons, 1987.

 

Zaks, Rodnay; Austin Lesea.

Microprocessor Interfacing Techniques.

Sybex, 1980.

 

Zaks, Rodnay

Your First Computer: A Guide to Business and Personal Computing

Sybex, 1980

 

Bibliography: Multimedia and Virtual Reality

Benedikt, Michael (editor)

Cyberspace: First Steps

MIT Press, 446 pages, 1991

 

Blumenthal, M. S.

VR Infosource (booklets)

VR Infomania

Desktop VR

VR Resource Directory

VR An Exploding Technology

VR Cartoons

VRML Primer

Virtual Reality Publishing, 1996

16486 Bernardo Center Drive, Suite 378

San Diego, California 92128

 

Chorafas, Dimitris N.; Heinrich Steinmann

Virtual Reality: Practical Applications in Business and Industry

Prentice Hall, 320 pages, 1995

 

Hayward, Thomas

Adventures in Virtual Reality

Que, 258 pages, 1993

 

Khoshafian, Setrag; A. Brad Baker

Multimedia and Imaging Databases

Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc., 586 pages, 1996

Pimentel, Ken; Kevin Teixeira.

 

Virtual Reality: Through the New Looking Glass.

Intel/Windcrest/McGraw-Hill, 1993.

 

Rathbone, Andy

Multimedia & CD ROMs for Dummies

IDG Books, 324 pages, 1994

 

Rheingold, Howard.

Virtual Reality.

Summit Books, 1991.

 

Rosch, Winn L.

Multimedia Bible

Sams Pulishing, 650 pages, 1995

 

Shlain, Leonard.

Art & Physics: Parallel Visions in Space, Time & Light.

Morrow Williams and Co., 1991.

Stone, Robert.

Virtual Reality: A Tool for Telepresence & Human Factors Research.

UK Advanced Robotics Research Center, 1992.

 

Bibliography: Artificial Intelligence; Cybernetics; Expert Systems

American Association for Artificial Intelligence

AAAI '94: Proceedings of the Eleventh National Conference on AI

AAAI Press, available from MIT Press, 1,700 pages, two volumes, 1994

 

Anderson, James A.

An Introduction to Neural Networks

MIT Press, 672 pages, 1995

 

Arbib, Michael A. (editor)

The Handbook of Brain Theory and Neural Networks

MIT Press, 1,152 pages, 1995

 

Blanning, Robert W.; David R. King (editors)

Artificial Intelligence in Organizational Design, Planning, and Control

Available from IEEE Computer Society, 320 pages, 1995

 

Bobrow, Daniel G. (editor)

Artificial Intelligence in Perspective

MIT Press, 470 pages, 1994

 

Boden, M.A.

Artificial Intelligence and Natural Man

Basic Books, 576 pages

 

Borchardt, Gary C.

Thinking Between the Lines:

Computers and the Comprehension of Causal Descriptions

MIT Press, 312 pages, 1994

 

Brachman, Ronald J.; Hector J. Levesque, and Raymond Reiter

Knowledge Representation

MIT Press, 414 pages, 1992

 

Bramer, M.A.; D. Bramer.

The Fifth Generation: An Annotated Bibliography.

Addision-Wesley, 1984.

 

Caudill, Maureen; Charles Butler

Understanding Neural Networks

MIT Press, two volumes, 1991

 

Caudill, Marueen; Charles Butler

Naturally Intelligent Systems

MIT Press, 304 pages, 1994

 

Chacko, George.

Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Productivity

U.S.- Japan Concomitant Coalitions.

Petrocelli Books, 1986.

 

Clancey, William J.; Stephen W. Smoliar, and Mark J. Stefik

Contemplating Minds: A Forum for Artificial Intelligence

MIT Press, 559 pages, 1994

 

Cohen, Paul R.

Empirical Methods for Artificial Intelligence

MIT Press, 560 pages, 1995

 

Crevier, Daniel

AI: The Tumultuous History of the Search for Artificial Intelligence

Basic Books, 1993

 

De Latil, Pierre.

Thinking by Machine: A Study of Cybernetics.

Houghton Mifflin, 1957.

 

Feigenbaum, E.A.; P. McCorduck.

The Fifth Generation:

Artificial Intelligence and Japan's Computer Challenge to the World.

Addison-Wesley, 1983.

 

Feigenbaum, Edward; McCorduck, P.

The Rise of the Expert Company: How Visionary Companies are Using

Artificial Intelligence....

Random House, 1988.

 

Fogel, David B.

Evolutionary Computation: Toward a New Philosophy of Machine Intelligence

(available from IEEE, # PC387-QAG; 1994))

 

Forsyth, R.

Expert Systems: Principles and Case Studies.

Chapman & Hall, London, 1984.

 

Freuder, Eugene C., and Alan K. Mackworth

Constraint-Based Reasoning

MIT Press, 409 pages, 1994

 

Gallant, Stephen I.

Neural Network Learning and Expert Systems

MIT Press, 381 pages, 1993

 

Gardner, Howard.

The Mind's New Science: A History of the Cognitive Revolution.

Basic Books, 1985.

 

Hafner, Katie; John Markoff

Cyberpunk: Outlaws and Hackers on the Computer Frontier

Simon & Schuster, 1991

 

Harman, P.

Expert Systems--Artificial Intelligence in Business.

John Wiley & Sons, 1985.

 

Hassoun, Mohamad H.

Fundamentals of Artificial Neural Networks

MIT Press, 544 pages, 1995

 

Haugeland, John.

Artificial Intelligence: The Very Idea.

MIT Press, 1985.

 

Hayes-Roth, F.; D.A. Waterman; D.B. Lenat.

Building Expert Systems.

Addison-Wesley, 1983.

 

Haykin, Simon

Neural Networks: A Comprehensive Foundation

IEEE Press, 720 pages, 1994

 

Hunter, Lawrence

Artificial Intelligence and Molecular Biology

AAAI Press, available from MIT Press, 480 pages, 1993

 

Kitano, Hiroaki; and James A. Hendler (editor)

Massively Parallel Artificial Intelligence

AAAI Press, available from MIT Press, 442 pages, 1994

 

Mehra, Pankaj; Benjamin W. Wah

Artificial Neural Networks: Concepts and Theory

Available from IEEE Computer Society, 680 pages, 1992

 

McCorduck, Pamela.

Machines Who Think.

Freeman, 1979.

 

Nadeau, Robert L.

Mind, Machines and Human Consciousness.

Contemporary Books, 1991.

 

Ram, Ashwin; David B. Leake (editors)

Goal-Driven Learning

MIT Press, 572 pages, 1995

 

Rheingold, Howard.

Tools for Thought: The History and Future of Mind-Expanding Technology.

Prentice-Hall Press, 1985.

 

Shank, R.C.

Conceptual Information Processing.

Elsevier, 1975.

 

Tsien, H. S.

Engineering Cybernetics.

McGraw-Hill, 1954.

 

Vemuri, Rao

Artificial Neural Networks

Concepts and Control Applications

Available from IEEE Computer Society, 520 pages, 1992

 

Vemuri, Rao; Robert D. Rogers

Artificial Neural Networks: Forecasting Time Series

Available from IEEE Computer Society, 220 pages, 1993

 

Waldrop, M. Mitchell.

Man-Made Minds: The Promise of Artificial Intelligence.

1987.

 

Wang, Lipo: Daniel L. Alkon

Artificial Neural Networks:

Oscillations, Chaos, and Sequence Processing

Available from IEEE Computer Society, 136 pages, 1993

 

Weizenbaum, Joseph.

Computer Power and Human Reason: From Judgement to Calculation.

Freeman, 1976.

 

Welstead, Stephen T.

Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic Applications in C/C+

John Wiley, 512 pages, 1994

 

Wiener, Norbert.

Cybernetics, or Control and Communication in the Animal and Machine.

John Wiley & Sons, 1948.

 

Bibliography: Business Computing Related

Bittner, John R.

Broadcasting and Telecommunication.

Prentice-Hall, 1984.

 

Gotleib, and Borodin.

Social Issues in Computing.

Academic Press, 1973.

 

Juliussen, Karen and Egil.

Computer Industry Almanac 1993 (6th Annual).

The Reference Press, 1993.

 

McLuhan, Marshall.

Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man,

1964.

 

Perrolle, Judith A.

Computers and Social Change: Information, Property and Power.

1987.

 

Ramo, Simon.

The Business of Science.

Hill and Wang, 1988.

 

Rukeyser, Louis.

Louis Rukeyser's Business Almanac.

Simon and Schuster, 1988.

 

Virnoff, Edward; Rima Shore.

The International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography.

New American Library, 1987.

  

 

 

Bibliography: Robots and Robotics

Cardoza, Anne; Suzee J. Vlk.

Robotics

Tab Books Inc., 1985

 

Chacko, George

Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Productivity

U.S.- Japan Concomitant Coalitions

Petrocelli Books, 1986

 

Chernousko, F. L., and N.N. Bolotnik, and V.G. Gradetsky

Manipulation Robots: Dynamics, Control and Optimization

(available from CRC Press, catalog #4457)

 

Critchlow, Arthur J.

Introduction to Robotics

Macmillan Publishing Company, 1985

 

Heiserman, David L.

Build Your Own Working Robot: Step by Step Instructions on How to Build a Robot With Many Human Characteristics from Readily Available

Electronic Parts

BITS, Inc. publishing, 1977

 

Higgins, Mike

A Robot in Every Home

Kensington Publishing Company, 1985

 

Hunt, V. Daniel

Industrial Robotics Handbook, 1983

 

Hunt, V. Daniel

Mechatronics: Japan's Newest Threat

Chapman and Hall, 1988

 

Murray, Richard M., and Zexiang Li, and S. Shankar Sastry

A Mathematical Introduction to Robotic Manipulation

(availble from CRC Press, catalog #7981) 1994

 

Readman, Mark C.

Flexible Joint Robots

(available from CRC Press, catalog #2601) 1994

 

Reichardt, Jasia

Robots: Fact, Fiction, and Prediction

Viking Press, 1978

 

Ryan, Daniel L.

Robotic Simulation

(available from CRC Press, catalog #4468) 1994

 

Salomaa, Arto

Computation and Automata

Cambridge University Press, 1985

 

JOURNALS:

The International Journal of Robotics Research (bi-monthly) edited by Michael Brady

MIT Press

 

ARTICLES:

Popular Science magazine, May 1983,

"Computerized Personal Robots: They move, talk, think, and teach you robotics"

Time Magazine, December 8, 1980, "The Robot Revolution"

...OMNI Magazine; Special Edition, April 1983; THE ROBOT includes numerous articles on robotics, such as:

--"First Word" (Marvin Minsk)

--"Robo-Psychology" (Michael Edelhart)

--"Robots...And Our Jobs" (Stanley Polcyn)

--"Robo-Shock!" (Kathleen Stein)

--"Robots at Home" (Richard Wolkomir)

--"Robots: Fantasies and Realities" (Michael Edelhart)

--"John McCarthy Interview"

--"Robo-Sculpture" (Marjorie B. Mann)

--"Last Word" (Randy Cohen)

OTHER RESOURCES

INTERNET WWW Sites:

Http://www.robotics.com

http://www.robotstore.com

 

Bibliography: IBM, Its Organization, Products & People

Bashe, Charles; Johnson, L.R.

IBM's Early Computers.

The MIT Press, 1989.

 

Belden, Thomas G.

Belden, The Lengthening Shadow: The Life of Thomas J. Watson.

Little & Brown, 1962

 

Brock, Gerald W..

The U.S. Computer Industry: A Study of Market Power.

Ballinger, 1975.

 

Carroll, Paul

Big Blues: The Unmaking of IBM

Crown Publishers, 1993

 

DeLamarter, R.T.

Big Blue, IBM's Use and Abuse of Power.

Dodd, Mead & Co., 1986.

 

Fisher, Franklin M.; J. McKie.

IBM and the U.S. Data Processing Industry: An Economic History.

Praeger, 1983.

 

Heller, Robert

The Fate of IBM

 

Little Brown, 1994

IBM Electric Punched Card Accounting Machines.

IBM Corporation, 1946.

 

Killen, Michael.

IBM: The Making of the Common View.

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988.

Malik, Rex.

And Tomorrow... the World?: Inside IBM.

Millington, 1975.

 

Pugh, Emerson W.

Building IBM: Shaping an Industry and Its Technology

MIT Press, 1995

 

Pugh, Emerson W.

Memories that Shaped an Industry: Decisions Leading to IBM System/360,

MIT Press, 1984.

 

Rogers, William.

THINK: A Biography of the Watsons and IBM.

Stein and Day, 1969.

 

Sobel, Robert.

IBM: Colossus in Transition.

Bantam Books, 1983.

Thirty Years of Management Briefings: 1958-1988.

IBM, 1988.

 

Watson, Thomas J. Jr.

Addresses and Articles of Thomas J. Watson, Jr.

IBM (no date)

Watson, Thomas J., Jr.

A Business and Its Beliefs: The Ideas that Helped Build IBM.

McGraw-Hill, 1963.

 

Watson, Thomas J.

"As a Man Thinks."

The Man and His Philosophy of Life As Expressed in His Editorials.

IBM, 1954.

 

Watson, Thomas J., Jr.; P. Petrie.

Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond.

Bantam Books, 1990.

 

Bibliography: Apple Computer

Laurel, Brenda.

The Art of Human-Computer Interface Design.

Apple Computer/Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1990.

 

Moritz, Michael

The Little Kingdom: The Private Story of Apple Computer

Paragon House, 1988

 

Rose, Frank

West of Eden: The End of Innocence at Apple Computer

Viking Penguin, Inc., 1989

 

Sculley, John.

Odyssey: Pepsi to Apple... The Journey of a Marketing Impresario.

Harper & Row, 1987.

 

Willis; Miller, & Morrice

Things To Do With Your Apple Computer

Dilithium, 1983

 

Young, Jeffrey S.

Steve Jobs: The Journey is the Reward

Scott, Foresman and Co., 1988

 

Articles:

"Newsweek," January 1984, article "It's the Apple of His Eye," by

J. Conant and William Marbach

"Popular Science," March 1984, "Apple's Mighty 32-bit mini-Mac"

"Newsweek," September 1985, article "Showdown in Silicon Valley," by E. Gelman and M. Rogers

"Fortune Magazine," February 1984, article "Apple Bites Back," by Ann M. Morrison

"Fortune Magazine," October 1985, article "The Adventures of Steve Jobs"

.."Microcomputing," March 1982; article "Apple Blasts Off" (Use of Apple on NASA shuttle)

..."Historically Brewed," Issue #2, Oct/Nov 1993; article: "Where's Lisa Now?" by Michael J. Posner

"Newsweek," February 19, 1996, article "How We Failed Apple," by Steve Wozniac, pg 49

"U.S. News & World Report," January 29, 1996; article "Apple's Latest Bruise," pg. 57

 

. Bibliography: DEC VAX; VMS; XWINDOWS

Asente, Paul & Swick, Ralph

X Window System Toolkit: The Complete Programmer's Guide and Specification

Digital Press

 

Bates, Ken

Vax I/O Subsystems: Optimizing Performance

Cardinal Business Media

 

Brain, Marshall

Motif Programming, The Essentials...and More

Digital Press

 

Bynon, David W. and Terry C. Shannon

"Introduction to VAX/VMS"

Cardinal Business Media

 

Bynon, David W.

Mastering VMS

Cardinal Business Media, 1990

 

Ellis, Bruce

The Hitchhikers Guide to VMS

Cardinal Business Media

 

Frank, T.S.

Introduction to VAX-11 Architectureand Assembly Language

Prentice-Hall, 1987

 

Levy, Henry M.; and Richard H. Eckhouse, Jr.

Computer Programming and Architecture - The VAX

Digital Press, 1989

 

Miller, David Donald

VAX/VMS Operating System Concepts

Digital Press, 1990

 

Pearson, Jamie (Jamie Parker-Pearson)

Digital at Work: Snapshots from the first 35 Years

Digital Press ISBN: 1-55558-092-0

Part No. EYJ 826E-DP

 

Peters, James, F. III; Patrick J. Holmay

The VMS User's Guide

Digital Press, 1990

 

Rifkin, Glenn

The Ultimate Entrepreneur: The Story of Ken Olsen and

Digital Equipment Corporation

Contemporary Books, 1988

 

Rost, Randi J.

X and Motif Quick Reference Guide

Digital Press, 1993

 

Sawey, Ronald M. and Troy T. Stokes

A Beginner's Guide to VAX/VMS Utilities & Applications

Digital Press, 1992

 

Scheifler, Robert & James Gettys

X Window System: The Complete Reference to XLIB, X Protocol, ICCCM, XLFD--X Version 11, Release 5

Digital Press

 

Sewell, Wayne

Inside VMS:

System Manager's & System Prog. Guide to VMS Internals

Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1992.

 

Sites, Richard L.

Alpha Architecture Reference Manual

Digital Press, 1992

 

Heller, Dan

Motif Programming Manual for OSF/Motif Version 1.1

O'Reilly & Associates

 

Wright, Michael

VAX-VMS Primer

Contemporary Publishing Co.

 

Bibliography: Microsoft Corporation; Bill Gates

Andrews, Paul

How the Web Was Won: Microsoft from Windows to the Web

 

Gates, William (Bill)

The Road Ahead

 

Gates, William (Bill); Collins Hemingway

Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System

 

Ichbiah, Daniel; with Susan Knepper

The Making of Microsoft

How Bill Gates & His Team Created the World's Most Successful Software Co.

Prima Publishing, 1993

 

Manes, Steven; Paul Andrews.

Gates (Bill Gates of Microsoft, an independent biography).

Doubleday, 1993.

 

Rivlin, Gary

Plot to Get Bill Gates: An Irreverent Investigation of the World's Richest Man and the People who Hate Him

 

Wallace, James, and Jim Erickson

Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire

HarperCollins, 1992

---also see:

Cringely, Robert X.

Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Can't Get a Date, Harper, 1992

And

Cringley, Robert X.

Nerds 2.0.1 A Brief History of the Internet (3 volume video series)

 

Magazines

"Playboy" magazine, Interview with Bill Gates, June 1994)

"Fortune" magazine, October 2, 1995, interview with Bill Gates and Paul Allen. Cover photos and article "How We Did It: Microsoft is 20 years old and worth $53.6 billion. Its founders tell their story-- and look ahead." Article by Brent Schlender.

"Time" magazine, January 13, 1997.

"The Private World of Bill Gates, A Surprising Visit with the Man who is Shaping our Future." (An eleven page article, excellent detail.)

"Fortune" magazine, May 26, 1997

"Gate's Greatest Power Grab (its working)" cover article plus several related articles and numerous photos inside. Very good issue.

 

Bibliography: Misc. Computer Companies & Company Histories

BOOKS ON ATARI

Cohen, Scott

Zap! - The Rise and Fall of Atari

McGraw-Hill, 1984

 

BOOKS ON AT&T - BELL LABS

Bernstein, Jeremy

Three Degrees above Zero: Bell Labs in the Information Age

Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1984

 

BOOKS ON FUJITSU

Yamamoto, Takuma.

Fujitsu: What Mankind Can Dream, Technology Can Achieve.

Toyo Keizai Inc., 1992.

 

BOOKS ON GENERAL ELECTRIC

Oldfield, Homer R.

King of the Seven Dwarfs

General Electric's Ambiguous Challenge to the Computer Industry

1996 ISBN 0-8186-7383-4

 

BOOKS ON OSBORNE

Osborne, Adam; John Dvorak

Hypergrowth: The Rise and Fall of Osborne Computer Corporation

Idthekkethan Publishing Co., Berkeley, California, 1984

 

BOOKS ON NINTENDO

Sheff, David

GAME OVER: How Nintendo Zapped an American Industry,

Captured your Dollar, and Enslaved your Children

Random House, 1993

 

BOOKS ON SUN MICROSYSTEMS INC.

Hall, Mark; John Barry

Sunburst: The Ascent of Sun Microsystems

Contemporary Books, 1990

 

BOOKS ON TANDY/RADIO SHACK

Farman, Irvin

Tandy's Money Machine

How Charles Tandy Built Radio Shack into the World's Largest Electronics Chain

Mobium Press, 1992

 

BOOKS ON WANG INC.

Wang, Dr. An.

Lessons (an autobiography) with Eugene Linden

Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, New York, 1988

BOOKS ON J. LYONS CO.

Bird, Peter J.

LEO: The First Business Computer (J. Lyons Co.)

Hasler Publishing Company, 1994

 

Bibliography: Office Automation/Factory Automation

Antique American Sewing Machines: A Value Guide

(Brief History; Values of models since 1850; 250 pages)

Singer Dealer Museum

3400 Park Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94610

 

Hugh-Jones, E.M.

The Push-Button World: Automation Today.

Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1956

 

June, Stephen A.

The Automatic Factory: A Critical Examination.

Instruments Publishing Company, 1955.

 

The Automatic Factory -- What Does it Mean?

Margate Conference Report.

Institution of Production Engineers, 1955.

 

Young, A. J.

Process Control

Instruments Publishing Company

Pittsburgh, PA

1957

 

Magazines and Other Publications:

Instruments and Automation

Instruments Publishing Company

Pittsburgh, PA

(A leading measurement and control publication of the 1950's)

 

Computers and Automation

Cybernetics - Robots - Automatic Control

Edmund C. Berkeley

Berkeley Enterprises, Inc.

Newtonville, MA

(A leading automation and computing related magazine of the 1950's)

 

Selected Articles:

"Industry and the Automated Future: Problems Along the Way"

John Diebold, Computers and Automation, Vol 6, No. 2, February 1957

 

"Education for Automation"

A.S. Householder, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, published in "Education and Automation"

(A special edition of "Computers and Automation") Vol 6, No. 2, Part 2, January 1957

 

 

Bibliography: Periodicals & Magazines (Special Issues)

ARTICLE TITLE or TOPIC

 

1902 Apr 19 Scientific American

Article: "The Mechanical Work of the Twelfth Census"

 

1946 Oct Journal of Applied Physics

Article: "Harvard Computational Laboratory"

 

1955 Jun Fortune

Article: "Can We Survive Technology" (John Von Neumann)

 

1955 Mar 28 Time

Article: "The Brain Builders" (IBM's Thomas J. Watson, Jr. on cover)

 

1956 Oct Fortune

Article: "The Coming Victory Over Paper"

 

1966 Sep Scientific American

Article: "Time Sharing Computers"

 

1973 Mar Popular Science

Article: Cover: "Electronic Calculators"

 

1974 Jul Radio-Electronics

Article: "Build the Mark-8, Your Personal Minicomputer" (Jonathan Titus)

 

1975 Jan Popular Electronics

Article: Cover: "Altair 8800, World's First Minicomputer Kit"

 

1975 Feb Popular Electronics

Article: "Build the Altair 8800 Minicomputer" Part Two

 

1976 Nov Popular Science

Article: (TV video games, buyers guide)

also Specialized Calculators

 

1977 Oct Popular Science

Article: Cover: "New $595 Home Computer" Commodore PET

 

1978 Feb 20 Time

Article: Cover: "The Computer Society" (A Special Section)

 

1979 Mar Popular Science

Article: Cover: "Home Computers: How they Compare"

 

1979 Jun Popular Science

Article: Cover: "Car Computers" on-board microcomputers also "Supercomputer" Cray

 

1980 Jan Annals of the Hist. of Comp.

Article: "Programming EDSAC: Early Programming at the Univ. of Cambridge"

 

1980 Apr Annals of the Hist. of Comp.

Article: "Programming Mark I: Early Programming at the Univ. of Manchester"

 

1980 May Popular Science

Article: "Three New Home Computers" (APF, Atari, TI)

 

1980 Sep San Francisco Chronicle Publishing Company, Special Reprint

Articles: Silicon Valley U.S.A. (a collection of 9 articles)

 

1980 Nov Popular Science

Article: Cover: "Hand-held Computers"

 

1980 Dec 8 Time

Article: "The Robot Revolution"

 

1981 Jan 12 Fortune

Article: "The Animals of Silicon Valley" (National Semiconductor)

 

1981 Apr Annals of the Hist. of Comp.

Article: "Early IBM Computers: Edited Testimony

 

1981 Sep IBM Journal of R & D

Article: "The Architecture of IBM's Early Computers"

 

1981 Sep IBM Journal of R & D

Article: "IBM Typewriter Innovation"

 

1981 Sep IBM Journal of R & D

Article: "IBM Word Processing Developments"

 

1981 Oct Annals of the Hist. of Comp.

Article: "The ENIAC: First General Purpose Electronic Computer"

 

1981 Oct 5 Fortune

Article: "A New Industrial Revolution is on the Way"

 

1981 Nov Popular Science

Article: Cover: "New Personal Computers" IBM, Xerox, TI, others

 

1982 Jan Popular Science

Article: Cover: "New Eyes for Computers: Chips that See" (robotics)

 

1982 May Popular Science

Article: "Smart Computers" (software: Intellect; Savvy)

 

1982 Aug Popular Science

Article: Cover: "World's First $100 Computer" (Timex Sinclair)

 

1982 Oct National Geographic

Article: "The Chip" (computer chip on cover of issue)

 

1982 Aug Popular Science

Article: Cover: "World's First $100 Computer" Timex Sinclair 1000

 

1983 Feb 21 Fortune

Article: "The Race to the Automatic Factory"

 

1983 Mar Popular Science

Article: Cover: "New Powerful Portables: Best Buy in a PC"

 

1983 May Popular Science

Article: Cover: "Computerized Personal Robots"

 

1983 Apr Popular Science

Article: "Japan's Fifth-Generation Computers:

Machines that Think Like People"

 

1983 Sep Popular Science

Article: Cover: "$600 Computer Packages" Coleco Adam; Atari 600XL

 

1983 Dec Popular Computing

Article: "Joysticks and Trackballs Come of Age"

 

1984 Jan High Technology

Article: "Computer Pointing Devices: Living with Mice"

 

1984 Mar Popular Science

Article: Cover: "Apple's mighty 32-bit mini-Mac"

also, Seiko's wrist-watch computer, page 156

 

1984 Jun IEEE Spectrum

Article: "Mythinformation in the High Tech Era"

 

1984 Jun High Technology

Article: "Making Music with Micros

 

1984 Jul Scientific American

Article: "Multilingual Word Processing"

 

1985 Feb High Technology

Article: "Kurzweil's Keyboard"

 

1985 Feb OMNI

Article: "Chipmaster"

 

1989 Sep Popular Science

Article: "Viruses, Worms, Trojans, Bombs

 

1990 Aug Popular Science

Article: "Computers Without Keyboards"

 

1991 Mar 15 Datamation

Article: "40 Years of Computing" J. Presper Eckert and UNIVAC on cover

 

1991 Mar Popular Science

Article: "Pioneering Research Tools for Artificial Intelligence"

 

1992 Dec 21 Forbes

Article: "The Hacker Hood, Has He Hit You Yet?

 

1993 Ap 12 Time

Article: "The Information Highway"

 

1993 Ap Electronic Business

Article: "Remaking National Semiconductor"

 

1993 Jul Popular Science

Article: "New Brains for Personal Computers"

 

1994 Jun Playboy

Article: Interview with Bill Gates of Microsoft

 

1994 Jul 25 Time Magazine

Article: Cover: "The Strange New World of the INTERNET"

"Battle for the Soul of INTERNET"

 

1995 Jan U.S.News & World Report

Article Cover: "Is Anything Safe in Cyberspace: The Growing Threats to your privacy and property in the information age"

 

1995 Feb 21 PC Magazine

Article: "The Changing Face of On-Line" (cover article)

 

1995 Oct 2 Fortune Magazine

Article: "How We Did It" (Bill Gates and Paul Allen of Microsoft)

 

1996 Nov 1996 BYTE Magazine

Article: "Inside Sun's Java Chips: How will they transform computing?"

 

1996 Dec BYTE Magazine

Article: "How Chips Changed the World"

 

1997 Oct 13 Fortune Magazine

Article: "Javaman"

 

Bibliography: Russian Computers

A sampling of books on Russian computers or computer technology, available in English language translations

 

Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Siberian Branch, Mathematics Institute

Computer Elements and Systems: Collection of Papers.

(Translated from Russian. Israel Program for Scientific Translations,

Jerusalem, 1966. In a series of issues.)

 

Bazilevskii, Y. Y.

The Theory of Mathematical Machines

Pergamon Press, Macmillan Co., New York, 1963

(Translated from the Russian by C. A. R. Hoare. Translation edited by

J. M. Jackson.) (Translation of the original Russian, Voprosy Teorii

Matematicheskikh Mashin, published in 1958 by Fizmatgiz, Moscow).

 

Berezin, I. S.; N. P. Zhidkov

Computing Methods

Pergamon Press, Oxford and Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass., 1965

 

(Translated by O. M. Blunn. Translation edited by A. D. Booth.

Translation of the original Russian, Metody Vychislenii, published

by Fizmatgiz, Moscow).

 

Doganovskii, S. A.; V. A. Ivanov

Controlled-Delay Devices

International Series of Monographs on Electronics and Instrumentation

Pergamon Press, Macmillan, New York, 1963

(Translated from the Russian by O. M. Blunn. Translation edited by

 

D. K. Ghosh. Translation of the original Russian Bloki Requliruyemogo

Zapazdyvaniya, published by Gosenergoizdat, Moscow, 1960.

 

Ershov, A. P.

Programming Programme for the BESM Computer

Pergamon Press, New York, 1959

(Translated from the Russian by M. Nadler. Edited by J. P. Cleave.)

 

Gutenmacher, L.

Thinking Machines

Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow, 1960 (approx.)

(Translated from the Russian by A. Zdornykh).

 

Gutenmacher, L. I.

Electronic Information-Logic Machines Interscience, John Wiley, New York, 1963

(Translated from the Russian by Rosalind Kent. Edited by Allen Kent.)

 

Kitov, A. I.; N. A. Krinitskii

Electronic Computers

International Series of Monographs on Electronics and Instrumentation

Pergamon Press, Macmillan, New York, 1962

 

(Translated from the Russian by R. P. Froom. English translation

editor A. D. Booth. Translation of the 1958 edition of Elektronnye

Vychislitel'nye mashiny, published by Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk USSR, Moscow).

 

Lebedev, S. A. ed.

Computer Engineering

Pergamon Press, New York, 1960

(Translated from the Russian by Jane Stuart. Translation edited by

J. P. Cleave and F. A. Sowan).

 

Panov, D. Y.

Automatic Translation

Pergamon Press, New York, 1960

(Translated from the Russian by R. Kisch. Edited by A. J. Mitchell).

 

Pekelis, V.

Cybernetics A to Z

Mir Publishers, Moscow, 1974

(Translated from the Russian by M. Samokhalov).

 

Trakhtenbrot, B. A.

Algorithms and Automatic Computing Machines

D. C. Heath and Co., Boston, 1963

(Translated and adopted from the second Russian edition (1960) by Jerome Kristian, James D. McCawley, and Samuel A. Schmitt. Topics in Mathematics series).

 

Bibliography: Silicon Valley

Caddes, Carolyn

Portraits of Success: Impressions of Silicon Valley Pioneers

Tioga Publishing Company, Palo Alto, CA, 1986

 

Cringely, Robert X.

Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions,

Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Can't Get a Date

Harper, 1992

 

Gilder, George

Microcosm: A Prescient Look Inside the Expanding Universe of Economic,

Social and Technological Possibilities within the world of the Silicon Chip

Touchstone Books, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1989

 

Hanson, Dirk

The New Alchemists: Silicon Valley and the Microelectronics Revolution

Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1982

 

Malone, Michael S.

The Big Score: The Billion-Dollar Story of Silicon Valley

Doubleday & Co., New York, 1985

 

Rogers, Everett M.; Judith K. Larsen

Silicon Valley Fever: Growth of High Technology Culture

Basic Books Inc., New York, 1984

 

Saxenian, Annalee

Regional Advantage: Culture and Competition in Silicon Valley and Route 128

Harvard University Press, 1994

 

Schmieder, Rich

Rich's Guide to Santa Clara County's Silicon Valley

Rich Enterprises, Palo Alto, 1982

 

Bibliography: Video Tape Reference Materials

"The Machine that Changed the World"

A five part video tape series, $425

Companion book "The Dream Machine" (208 pages, soft cover) is available for $22.95 from:

KQED/The Dream Machine, 5959 Triumph Street

Commerce, CA 90040-1688

(800-441-3000)

"Triumph of the Nerds"

Multi-volume video tape covering history of microcomputer industry, including interviews with Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Steve Jobs and many others. Excellent coverage of the emergence of the IBM PC, Windows, Macintosh, etc.

 

Available for about $49.95 from

4401 Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(800-440-2651)

  

The Bootstrap Institute

6505 Kaiser Drive

Fremont, CA 94555

Through consulting, seminars, publications and joint exploration, the Bootstrap Institute offers a comprehensive strategy for creating high-performance organizations, increasing their capabilities in knowledge work and information handling.

 

Boostrap Institute's Video Publications include:

Video: "Together We Can Get There!" Patricia Seybold interviews

Dr. Douglas Engelbart, covering the Bootstrap Seminar highlights
in a Dynamic question and answer format. (90 minutes, VHS)

  Video: "Augmented Knowledge Workshop" Dr. Engelbart on the history

of the NLS (online system). Includes design rationale, plus historic

photographs and movie footage of the 1968 presentation by Engelbart.

  

University Video Communications

P.O. Box 5129

Stanford, CA 94309

Phone: (415) 813-0506 (catalog available), Fax: (415) 813-0315

University Video Publications include:

"An Overview of Intel's Pentium Processor"

John Crawford, Don Alpert and Beatrice Fu.

"Tracking the Teraflop"

Gordon Bell on parallelism and supercomputing

"Tiger in a Cage: The Applications of Knowledge-Based Systems"

Edward A. Feigenbaum critically tracks the progress of artificial intelligence

"Evolution of Broadband Communications and ATM Switch Technology"

Lawrence G. Roberts explores differences between ATM, FDDI, Ethernet,

Token Ring and other topics.

"The Dawn of Electronic Computing, 1935-1945 (volume 1)

"The First Computers, 1946-1950 (volume 2)

Gordon Bell, The Computer Museum

  

PBS Documentary Videos on Computer History: Available from: Films for the Humanities and Sciences

P.O. Box 2053

Princeton, NJ 08543-203

(800-257-5126)

 

"The Computer Revolution"

A six part video series, $499.

 

Video Tapes on Robotics, contact:

Robotic Industries Association

P.O. Box 3724

Ann Arbor, MI 48106

(313) 994-6088

(313) 994-3338 (fax) 

 

 

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