[SATLUG] OT... Father of Information Technology
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 21:48:43 CST 2008
Hector Bojorquez wrote:
> I love the history of computing and gadgets.
> I am fascinated by the likes of Doug Engelbart and others.. (ever heard of
> I'd never heard of this guy until I read a Wikipedia entry on WIMAX
> Y'all ever heard of Claude Shannon...
> wow.. took the Boolean concepts and came up with...well the theoretical
> underpinnings of information theory..
> this is a fascinating video
You may also enjoy reading the books:
The Soul Of A New Machine:
The Mythical Man-Month
Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet
A History of Modern Computing
There are many others.
Some other people to look at who you may or may not have heard about
"If I have seen a little further it is by standing on the shoulders of
Giants." - Isasac Newton
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