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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Volume 18 Number 4 -- Front Matter

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THIS DOCUMENT IS AN APPROXIMATE REPRESENTATION OF THE ORIGINAL.

Copyright ©; 1996 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Vol. 18, No. 4, October- December 1996 [Front matter]

(Image Omitted: Vannevar Bush adjusting the mechanisms. Photo courtesy of the MIT Museum)

Contents

Departments Anecdotes -- James Tomayko.....60 Computers vs. the Human Race

Biographies -- Eric Weiss.....61 Obituaries: James Henry Richardson Nancy Mae Grosch

Calculators -- Earl Swartzlander-----62 Modifying the Marchant Four-Function Calculator

Comments, Queries, and Debate -- Werner Buchholz.....65 Another Difference Engine, or Who
Was Berry? 50 Years After Breaking the Codes: A Disclaimer

Happenings -- Geoffrey Bowker.....67 Hal's Birthday Virtual Museum of Computing Web Site
Excellent New List Professor Wilkes Receives Honorary Degree History of Computing in Sweden The Colossus Rebuild Project The 21st International Antique Scientific and Medical Instrument Fair

Reviews -- Peggy Kidwell.....69 The Trouble With Computers: Usefulness, Usability, and
Productivity Collected Works of A.M. Turing -- Morphogenesis Information and Secrecy: Vannevar Bush, Ultra, and the Other Memex The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition Out of Their Minds: The Lives and Discoveries of 15 Great Computer Scientists The Universal Turing Machine: A Half-Century Survey The Computer in the United States: From Laboratory to Market, 1930 to 1960 Briefly Noted

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