History Computers

A research center at the University of Minnesota dedicated to promoting the study and preservation of the history of computing and information processing.

    Top: Computers: History

See Also:
  • Computers, Videogames and Arcade Collector's Ring - A directory of links.
  • Computer Industry History - A list of links to the best computer history industry history resources that can currently be found history on the Net.
  • Tools for Thought: The History and Future of Mind-Expanding Technology - New updated edition from MIT Press, with new history interviews of historic characters.
  • Computer History - Articles and photos on many topics; user submitted history content with computers Wiki-style editing for registered users; photo history gallery, forum, feedback.
  • The Obsolete Technology Website - Pictures, documents, and advertisements of classic computers from the 1970\'s and 1980's.
  • Computer History Images - Pictures of many of the pioneering computers.
  • Silicon Valley to Internet Valley - In San Francisco Bay Area; background, history, future: trends, forecasts.
  • Computer History Museum - Focuses exclusively on the history of computing. Located in Mountain View, California. Search the collection, illustrated timeline, online exhibits and select images from the collection, "This Day in History," curator's choice, and the Hall
  • Charles Babbage Institute (CBI) - A research center at the University of Minnesota dedicated to promoting the study and preservation of the history of computing and information processing.
  • Triumph of the Nerds - Biographies, an interactive game, and a questions and computers answers forum trace the birth of the personal computers computer at this PBS companion site.
  • Jargon File Resources - The Jargon File (AKA, _The New Hacker\\'s Dictionary_) is an history essential repository of computer historical information.
  • History of Computers - A directory of sites about the history of computers arranged categorically and with specific topic and general topic sections.
  • Reflections of a ModemJunkie - Writings on computers, the early online world, and the Internet, dating from 1992 to 2000.
  • Tools For Thought - by Howard Rheingold. Online copy of well known 1985 book on the invention of computing; includes Babbage, Turing, von Neumann, Engelbart, PARC, Kay, and Atari.
  • The Association for History and Computing - An international organization which aims to promote and develop interest in the use of computers in all types of historical study at every level, in both teaching and research.
  • Chronology of Personal Computers - Timeline of microcomputers from the development of the microprocessor in the 1960s through to the present day. Includes hardware, software, peripherals, companies, and individuals.
  • Punched Cards - Covers the earliest ways of encoding data up history to the cards used in voting systems today.
  • The History of Computing Project - Offers a detailed timeline on the history of computer. Sections include hardware, software, pioneers and references.
  • PC History - This site is under construction but has some nice pictures computers of some pre-IBM machines.
  • The History of Computing Science: From the Past to the Present - Lecture presented by Michelle A. Hoyle explaining how history computers and computing science arose from using sticks history with notches for counting, to the massive explosion history of personal computers in the 1980s.
  • Museum of the USSR Computers History - A virtual museum containing historical information on computers history and computer history facilities in the USSR. Includes descriptions history of computers, their characteristics, history pictures, and personalities.
  • Computers in the Computer age - A look at the progression in computer technology throughout the ages.
  • The Modern History of Computing - Historical survey from Babbage onward; by B. Jack computers Copeland from computers the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
  • National Archive for the History of Computing - Houses the UK\\'s most important collection of documents history relating to the history of computing, and encourages history interest and study in the history of computing history more generally.
  • The History of Computing - Detailed information including early pioneers and companies, archives, languages, and computers networking from the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech.

   MySQL - Cache Direct