Computers in Swedish Society: Documenting Early Use and Trends (History of Computing)

Computers in Swedish Society: Documenting Early Use and Trends (History of Computing)

Per Lundin


This ebook stories the shift within the historiography of computing from inventors and techniques to a user-perspective, and examines how the appropriate assets might be created, accumulated, preserved, and disseminated. The textual content describes and evaluates a venture in Sweden that documented the tales of round seven hundred humans. The e-book additionally offers a severe dialogue at the interpretation of oral facts, featuring 3 case reports on how this proof can tell us in regards to the interplay of computing with large-scale adjustments in economies, cultures, and societies. good points: describes a historiography aimed toward addressing the query of the way computing formed and reworked Swedish society among 1950 and 1980; offers a user-centered point of view at the background of computing, after explaining the advantages of such an strategy; examines the documentation of clients, describing novel and leading edge documentation equipment; discusses the professionals and cons of collaborative tasks among academia and industry.

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