How did computing go global? The need for an answer and a research agenda

James W. Cortada

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Abstract

The answers to how computing went global have ramifications for historians and society far beyond mere documentation. By understanding the complexities of how IT computing technology spread around the globe, we may gain insight into future technologies and be able to help shape their deployment to a larger extent, which may ultimately better benefit human kind, while learning more about how technologies have spread in the past.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-58
Number of pages6
JournalIEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

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