Author: Ellen Ullman
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Summary: I loved both learning about computer history from someone who lived it and hearing Ullman’s thoughts on the role of technology in society.
The sub-title of this book, ‘A Personal History of Technology’ describes the contents perfectly. This is a history of the computer science industry from someone who was part of many of the iconic moments of that history. The essays in this collection cover classic computer history and timeless meditations on the role of technology in our lives. Dates at the beginning of each essay indicating when they were written made them even more meaningful by providing context. Read more »