covers the most important people, companies and inventions

A simple theoretical machine was proposed by Alan Turing. While various calculators existed, this was the theoretical groundwork for a general purpose computing machine.

A Concise History of Computers, Smartphones and the Internet . By Ernie Dainow

A Concise History of Computers, Smartphones and the Internet
By Ernie Dainow

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This book is a concise history that covers the most important people, companies and inventions that played a part in the evolution of the first computers that were developed during World War II until today. It is a story that will appeal to non-technical people as well as to people in the computer field.

The very first electronic computers were invented at the end of World War II. They were very large machines that could only be used in special air conditioned rooms. Today, almost everybody carries a computer in their pocket, in their mobile phone. How did all this come about in only 70 years?

This book is for people who would like to know the answer to this question. It tells this exciting story, with a lot of pictures. This book is not a complete history, rather it is a concise history that covers the most important people, companies and inventions that led to wh...
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