I wanted to go on; I had toured Europe in the early Sixties, and had other stories from those days that historians and veterans would want to hear.But as I began again, a family tragedy intervened, and I set the work aside.
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The Index (which applies only through Chapter 25) is fully linked, and page anchors have been added through the end of Chapter 25, and correspond to the printed pages of the first edition (which has 24 chapters and no index).
Page numbers appear inline, representing the beginning of the corresponding printed page, as to press.
Slice it along the time axis and you have histories: big computers, software, the evolution of standards.
Slice it another way and you have applications: science, or banking, or air defense; another, and you have organizations.
I decided to continue the material more or less seamlessly, and to call the result a second edition of COMPUTER rather than a separate book. There are no pictures this time, although I have many more to display. Errors that I am aware of in the first edition have been corrected, although I am sure there are others, and not a few in the new material.