By Per Lundin
This ebook reports the shift within the historiography of computing from inventors and concepts to a user-perspective, and examines how the correct assets might be created, gathered, preserved, and disseminated. The textual content describes and evaluates a undertaking in Sweden that documented the tales of round seven-hundred humans. The ebook additionally offers a severe dialogue at the interpretation of oral facts, offering 3 case reviews on how this proof can tell us in regards to the interplay of computing with large-scale differences in economies, cultures, and societies. positive factors: describes a historiography aimed toward addressing the query of the way computing formed and reworked Swedish society among 1950 and 1980; provides a user-centered viewpoint at the heritage of computing, after explaining some great benefits of such an method; examines the documentation of clients, describing novel and cutting edge documentation equipment; discusses the professionals and cons of collaborative initiatives among academia and industry.
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Computers in Swedish Society: Documenting Early Use and Trends (History of Computing) by Per Lundin