By Per Lundin
This booklet studies the shift within the historiography of computing from inventors and concepts to a user-perspective, and examines how the suitable resources may be created, gathered, preserved, and disseminated. The textual content describes and evaluates a undertaking in Sweden that documented the tales of round seven hundred humans. The ebook additionally offers a serious dialogue at the interpretation of oral facts, offering 3 case experiences on how this proof can tell us in regards to the interplay of computing with large-scale alterations in economies, cultures, and societies. beneficial properties: describes a historiography geared 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 historical past of computing, after explaining some great benefits of such an method; examines the documentation of clients, describing novel and leading edge documentation tools; discusses the professionals and cons of collaborative tasks among academia and industry.
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