Few Good Men from Univac (Mit Press Series in the History of Computing)

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In this personal memoir, electrical engineer David Lundstrom recalls the heyday of early computing.

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"The author's lively anecdotes are fun to read."-- Paul E. Ceruzzi, "IEEE Spectrum"

"The author's lively anecdotes are fun to read." -- Paul E. Ceruzzi, "IEEE Spectrum"

" The author's lively anecdotes are fun to read." -- Paul E. Ceruzzi, "IEEE Spectrum"

" Lundstrom's book is both a history of the computer industry and a piece of contemporary myth making" -- John Lamb, "New Scientist"

" We get a fascinating portrait of life in the Stone Age of the computer era, when each computer cost millions of dollars, and Minneapolis/St. Paul (home to both Univac and CDC) was the Silicon Valley of the Midwest." -- David A. Mindell, "BYTE"

& quot; The author's lively anecdotes are fun to read.& quot; -- Paul E. Ceruzzi, IEEE Spectrum

& quot; Lundstrom's book is both a history of the computer industry and a piece of contemporary myth making& quot; -- John Lamb, New Scientist

& quot; We get a fascinating portrait of life in the Stone Age of the computer era, when each computer cost millions of dollars, and Minneapolis/St. Paul (home to both Univac and CDC) was the Silicon Valley of the Midwest.& quot; -- David A. Mindell, BYTE

"The author's lively anecdotes are fun to read."

"Lundstrom's book is both a history of the computer industry and a piece of contemporary myth making"-- John Lamb, "New Scientist"

About the Author:

David E. Lundstrom's career spanned 30 years with Sperry Rand Corp. (now a division of Unisys Corp.) and Control Data Corporation.

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