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Home Computers: 100 Icons that Defined a Digital Generation

As soon as you pick up this coffee table style book you know that you're in for a treat. A quick flick through reveals page after page of beautiful photos accompanied by well layed out text descr...   Read More

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 innovation...   Read More

BBS Ads: Getting the Word Out

BBS Ads were important to users and sysops of BBS's. There wasn't any universal directory like the phone book, and during the heyday of BBS's (early '80s to the mid '90s), most people couldn't easily ...   Read More

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

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