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How did computing go global? The need for an answer and a research agenda (2004)


Description The answers to how computing went global have ramifications for historians and society far beyond mere documentation. By understanding the complexities of how IT computing technology spread around the globe, we may gain insight into future technologies and be able to help shape their deployment to a larger extent, which may ultimately better benefit humankind, while learning more about how technologies have spread in the past. (Abstract from:

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Authors & Contributors
Cortada, James W.
Lundin, Per
Edwards, Paul N.
Hellige, Hans Dieter
Heide, Lars
Haigh, Thomas
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Technikgeschichte: Beiträge zur Geschichte der Technik und Industrie
History and Technology
MIS Quarterly
Social Science Computer Review
Technology and Culture
KIT : A.S.K.
Princeton University Press
Yale University Press
Information technology
History of Computing
Diffusion of innovation; diffusion of knowledge; diffusion of technology
Information science
Computers and computing
Mortimer Taube
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, late
19th century
Early modern
21st century
United States
Scandinavia; Nordic countries

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