A History of the Personal Computer (Paperback)

The People and the Technology

By Roy A. Allan

Allan Publishing, 9780968910801, 528pp.

Publication Date: October 3, 2001

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Description

This book is an exciting history of the personal computer revolution. Early personal computing, the "first" personal computer, invention of the micrprocessor at Intel and the first microcomputer are detailed. It also traces the evolution of the personal computer from the software hacker, to its use as a consumer appliance on the Internet. This is the only book that provides such comprehensive coverage. It not only describes the hardware and software, but also the companies and people who made it happen.