The history of how computers spread to over 20 nations globally in less than six decades, exploring economic, political, social and technological reasons and consequences. It is based on extensive research into primary and secondary sources, and concludes with a discussion of implications for key players in the globalized economy.As with cost economics, technological imperatives indeed were quite important; without computer chips, for example, we ... more cost effective to move (automate ) work into computers, providing the technology could do the work well enough, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Digital Flood|
|Author||:||James W. Cortada|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2012-09-27|