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ICC-500. “SOBAX” electronic desktop calculator (electronic abacus) was a pioneer among portable electronic calculators. Its name was derived from the idea that this product was (just like an abacus) able to perform complex calculations easily and quickly. 1982. SMC-70. Sony's first 8-bit personal computer, featuring the ...


COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY L. C. Payne. THE BASIC PRINCIPLES AND BRIEF. HISTORY OF COMPUTER. TECHNOLOGY. L. C. PAYNE B.Sc. Ph.D. F.B.C.S.. Automation Consultant. The Grange, Shenley, Hertfordshire. 1 A machine for augmenting cerebral functions. 2 An unlimited variety of data-handling procedures.


Aug 10, 2017 ...Computers were expensive and using women to advertise them gave the appearance to managers that jobs involving computers are easy and can be done with a cheap labour force,” explains technology historian Marie Hicks. They might have been on a typist's salary, but women like the one who ...


Elizabeth Petrick, Making Computers Accessible: Disability Rights and Digital Technology (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015). Prize Citation: This is a groundbreaking book on an understudied topic in the history of computing. Petrick integrates histories of technology and civil rights and demonstrates the interaction of ...


Aug 9, 2017 ... Damore, a.k.a. M. Night Broamalan, asserted “biological reasons” why women are less into tech. Well-documented history shows us otherwise. A history lesson on computer science, not often taught in Computer Science classes: women were the first software engineers, until men actively pushed them out.


Apr 30, 2014 ... Interested in learning about the important people in computer history? Read about the contributions of some of the most famous people in technology to find out who has helped to shape the modern tech world we live in today.


Jun 15, 2010 ... Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation, known as MCC, was a pioneering research consortium of technology companies located in Austin. In the 1970s Japan made .... Vertical Files, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin. John Walsh, "Japan-U.S. ...


Jan 30, 2018 ... Line artwork showing selected famous inventions from history, from airplanes and phones to cars and ... Inventions don't generally happen by accident or in a random order: science and technology progress in a very logical way, with each new discovery leading on from the last. .... History of computers.


Apr 12, 2011 ... Do you know that 'Apsara' was the name that Jawaharlal Nehru chose for India's first nuclear reactor? Or, that he also named the country's first computer, TIFRAC or Tata Institute of Fundamental Resea.