Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World. Episode 32, Personal Computing.

Contributor(s): Bernard Carlson, W [actor.] | The Great Courses (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]
Publisher: The Great Courses, 2013Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (28 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceSubject(s): History, Ancient | EngineeringGenre/Form: Education films. Online resources: A Kanopy streaming video | Cover Image W. Bernard CarlsonSummary: Embark on a tour of personal computing, beginning with its roots in IBM's business machines in the 1920s and the massive electronic calculators of World War II. Then compare the mainframes of the 1960s with today's PCs and consider the key roles of software programming and graphical user interfaces.
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W. Bernard Carlson

Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2013.

Embark on a tour of personal computing, beginning with its roots in IBM's business machines in the 1920s and the massive electronic calculators of World War II. Then compare the mainframes of the 1960s with today's PCs and consider the key roles of software programming and graphical user interfaces.

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