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Book Review: What the Dormouse Said by John Markoff

The premise of this book is that the 60s/70s counter-culture led to the personal computer revolution. I think the book demonstrated well how this influenced SAIL and how the Augment lab innovations led...   Read More

Book Review: Electronic Brains: Stories from the Dawn of the Computer Age by Mike Hally

This is an interesting history of computer development around the world during the 1940s and 50s.  The book grew out of a radio series on BBS Radio 4 and contains lots of original material gained from ...   Read More

Book Review: The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

This book, written in 1975, offers a fascinating insight into the software engineering process used at that time. The author draws from his experience as project manager for the IBM System/360 and OS/...   Read More

Book Review: Fundamentals of Operating Systems by A.M. Lister - Second Edition

It was fascinating to read this book from 1979 and see how operating system design was viewed then, compared to now. The biggest change being the shift in importance from batch processing to the inter...   Read More

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