A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the Technology
Allan Publishing, 2001/10/01 - 528 ページ
This book is an exciting history of the personal computer revolution. Early personal computing, the "first" personal computer, invention of the micrprocessor at Intel and the first microcomputer are detailed. It also traces the evolution of the personal computer from the software hacker, to its use as a consumer appliance on the Internet. This is the only book that provides such comprehensive coverage. It not only describes the hardware and software, but also the companies and people who made it happen.
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4K bytes Altair Alto announced Apple Computer Apple II computer Apple III April Atari August BASIC interpreter became Bill Gates bytes of memory bytes of RAM cassette chip Commodore company called Computer Products computer system Corporation cost CP/M December desktop Digital Research display early editor electronic February floppy disk drive graphics hard disk drive hardware History Homebrew Computer Club IBM PC IBM Personal Computer inch initial integrated Intel introduced January Jobs June keyboard Lisa Macintosh computer magazine manager manufacturers March megabyte microcomputer microprocessor MITS Model monitor Motorola MS-DOS November October operating system PARC Paul Allen pixels portable computer printer programming language Radio Shack resulted Robert Seattle Computer Products September significant Silicon sold spreadsheet started Steve Jobs storage SwTPC terminal Texas Instruments unit user interface VisiCalc Windows word processor Wozniak Xerox York Zilog
10-4 ページ - Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world?
1-15 ページ - It affords an immediate step, however, to associative indexing, the basic idea of which is a provision whereby any item may be caused at will to select immediately and automatically another. This is the essential feature of the memex. The process of tying two items together is the important thing.
AB-59 ページ - IBM small-system architecture and design: Past, present and future." IBM Systems Journal (Vol. 25, Nos. 3/4, 1986), pp. 321-333. — Provides details of the PC RT computer system. 415. Killen, Michael. "IBM Forecast: Market Dominance.
2-3 ページ - Foundation, through a graduate fellowship, and in part by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) of the Department of Defense under ARPA order No.
12-28 ページ - An excellent multimedia reference library containing the American Heritage Dictionary. the original Roget's Thesaurus. the Columbia Dictionary of Quotations. the Concise Columbia Encyclopedia. Hammond Intermediate World Atlas. the People's Chronology.
19-2 ページ - GROUP— HOMEBREW COMPUTER CLUB . . . you name it. Are you building your own computer? Terminal? TV Typewriter? I/O device? Or some other digital black magic box? Or are you buying time on a time-sharing service?
AB-34 ページ - Thomas, David . Knights of the New Technology: The Inside Story of Canada's Computer Elite.
AB-54 ページ - An Interview with Wayne Rosing, Bruce Daniels and Larry Tesler: A behind-the-scenes look at the development of Apple's Lisa.
AB-44 ページ - Microcomputer History and Prehistory: An Archaeological Beginning." Annals of the History of Computing, (Vol. 11, No 2, 1989), pp. 127-130. 269. Libes, Sol. "The First Ten Years of Amateur Computing.