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All about the history of scientific, commercial, and military information technology and the history of system software.
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link thumbnail Great Microprocessors of the Past and Present cool
Descriptions of designs that are either unique (such as the RCA 1802, Acorn ARM, or INMOS Transputer), or representative designs typical of the period (such as the 6502 or 8080, 68000, and R2000).
(Added 2003-11-12, 707 hits, more)
link thumbnail howard rheingold's | tools for thought cool

the story of the giants whose shoulders we are standing on
(Added 2003-11-12, 604 hits, more)
link thumbnail Jargon File, The cool
A resource essential for understanding the history of computing
(Added 2006-06-28, 524 hits, more)
link thumbnail Personal Computer Milestones cool

Article that explores in great detail which device is to be awarded the title of First Personal Computer.
(Added 2006-07-22, 483 hits, more)
link thumbnail A Short History of the Computer

By Jeremy Meyers.
(Added 2006-08-27, 609 hits, more)
link thumbnail 50th Anniversary of the Manchester Baby computer

Telling the story of Baby and the Manchester Mark I.
(Added 2006-08-04, 539 hits, more)
link thumbnail 8-bit Underground Portal System
This forum has been placed online as somewhat of a "museum" for 80's era underground software. Things like wardialers, box tone generators, and warez file transfer software for platforms such as the atari 8-bit and ST, commodore 64 and Amiga, apple ][ and GS, and the various smaller success stories from the early 8-bit scene such as TI994/a, Times Sinclair, Amstrad and more.
(Added 2012-10-08, 320 hits, more)
link thumbnail A Brief History of Computing
Copyright 1996-2005, Stephen White I have compiled this history purely out of my personal interest in the subject, and I apologise for any omissions or mistakes in the documents.
(Added 2003-11-12, 621 hits, more)
link thumbnail A Chronology of Computing at Columbia University

Detailed timeline by Frank da Cruz.
(Added 2006-07-24, 1380 hits, more)
link thumbnail A History of Computers
history of computing starting near the beginning of time
(Added 2003-11-12, 781 hits, more)
link thumbnail A History of the Personal Computer
eBook covering early personal computing, the "first" personal computer, invention of the microprocessor at Intel and the first microcomputer.
(Added 2008-07-12, 374 hits, more)
link thumbnail All PSX CAETLA Versions and CAEFLASH (PSXDEV)
PlayStation development tool for download that can be used on an Action Replay or equivalent hardware for development.
(Added 2014-11-17, 1169 hits, more)
link thumbnail amiga600.de ende
The Extreme Amiga 600 Upgrading Page. Pimping the least upgradable of all Amigas ever produced.
(Added 2008-05-16, 365 hits, more)
link thumbnail An Early History of Software Engineering

By Robert L. Glass.
(Added 2003-11-12, 520 hits, more)
link thumbnail Articles on the History of Computing
Numerous articles on the history of computing and software engineering by Michael S. Mahoney, Professor of History at Princeton University.
(Added 2008-06-15, 396 hits, more)
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