_this site is an attempt to give a closer look at the history of computing_



the site is based on a relational database which can be considered as a digital archive

I collect all kinds of information from old computer books, ephemerae, magazines and of course the world wide web

 

the database linked to this site gives me the opportunity to show and share some information and findings

for now the content of this site is just a start...

this site is not intended to give a complete in-depth overview but will display showcases like: Expo 58, ...

and also tries to 'highlight' different aspects such as:

1930 - 1950 - 1967 - 1969 - 1978 - 1983 - 1992 - 2000 - 2007

 

related countries, for example: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Romania, The Netherlands, ...

 

 

an overview and history of publicity material

 

 

an attempt to develop a typology of computers, for instance by design

 

 

a selection of computers that can be made by different items/keywords: by brand, by developer, by processor, ...

 

 

the perception/presentation of computers, the way we think, feel, use and present them in movies, literature, everyday life

 

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