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Business Builders in Computers
Nathan Aaseng ©2000

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  • 160 pages
  • 60 or more black-and-white photos, drawings, and maps
  • 7" x 9"
  • Reinforced library binding
  • Source notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Glossary
  • Timeline of computer history
  • Grades 5 and up
  • ISBN: 978-1-881508-57-1
  • $22.95

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The history of the industry and its movers and shakers are profiled in an engrossing manner. . . . The book begins with a history of computing and calculating machines and continues with short biographies of the men who founded and headed the businesses that molded the industry as we know it today. Each chapter includes pertinent black-and-white photographs of the inventions and people discussed.”
—School Library Journal

Includes Thomas Watson Jr. (IBM); An Wang (Wang Laboratories); Seymour Cray (Cray Research); Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore (Intel); Bill Gates (Microsoft); Steve Jobs (Apple Computer); and Steve Case (America Online).