The OTHER Computer History

The OTHER Computer History

Amazing, amusing, and experiencd Stories about the IT from the beginning to the Internet.

Hans Bodmer

Industrie & Technik


2,3 MB

DRM: Wasserzeichen

ISBN-13: 9783754366936

Verlag: Books on Demand

Erscheinungsdatum: 27.07.2022

Sprache: Englisch

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The author tells his experiences from the early days of computer science until 2004. At that time when it was not recognized what a gigantic transformation it will bring to the history of humanity.
The many detailed technical descriptions are loosed with normal human stories. The inevitable upcoming associations which arose while writing led to parables, illusions, and daring theses. But he soon returns to reality. With a laugh, tears, and a blinking eye, he now says to his 'buddies', the computers: Goodbye. We had an excellent time...

Reviewed by Foluso Falaye, Citybboks.
The OTHER Computer History is mightily educational, immersing, and inspiring as it made me feel like a part of the events and showed me the harsh realities and tough phases that people with dreams and ideas have to go through to achieve great feats. Some companies succeeded, while others failed embarrassingly; ultimately, a new, phenomenal reality was born out of the collective works of different companies and individuals such as Hans Bodmer, who might not be as glorified as the celebrated names, but who were surely important contributors to the creation of world-changing supercomputers
Hans Bodmer

Hans Bodmer

Born 1939 in Zurich.
Public primary and secondary school in Zurich. Apprenticeship as precision mechanic with Philips:
Professional career from 1959-2004 in all kinds of jobs in the IT business: Maintenance Engineer, System Programmer, System Analyst, Telecommunication specialist, Marketing Manager.
Worked for:
L.M. Ericcson
- Burroughs
- Control Data
- A mayor Swiss financial Institution
Freelance Author: Poems, Essays, Compositions.
Amateur Actor.

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