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Computer Advertisements history; Annals of the History of Computing volume 8 number 2, April 1986; System/360 Retrospective, Japan transistors, computer Advertising 1950-1980 and more. AFIPS.

Computer Advertisements history; Annals of the History of Computing volume 8 number 2, April 1986; System/360 Retrospective, Japan transistors, computer Advertising 1950-1980 and more.

AFIPS, American Federation of Information Processing societies, 1986, pp 115-205 inclusive, double-column text, photographs, references.
Condition: Very Good overall, 8.5x11 magazine journal, orange heavy paper covers with titles in white and black. Slight vertical rolling crease, edges a bit thumbed. The binding is secure and tight, pages clean and unmarked.
Keywords: advertising, system/360
Price: $20.00
Item no. B469
Item Description
Articles include, The Genesis of Microprogramming (M V Wilkes) -- Two 1951-1952 papers tell how the author envisioned computer structures to permit microprogramming

Marketing the Monster -- Advertising Computer Technology (William Aspray and Donald deB. Beaver) -- How advertisements reflected chagning perspectives of computers between 1950 and 1980

Early Transistor Computers in Japan (Sigeru Takahashi) --The work of the Electronics Division of the Electrotechnical Laboratory ETL in the 1950s

System/360 -- a Retrospective View (B O Evans) -- A personal look at the development and consequences of IBM's shift to compatible hardware and software

The Start of IFIP -- personal recollections (Isaac L. Auerbach) -- the founding and early years of the Internationa Federation for Information Processing
AND MORE.