Core Memory, a collection of deliciously detailed photographs taken at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, pays homage to the proto-computers of the 1940s, '50s, '60s and '70s--not only as onetime technical marvels, but also as fetching, highly collectible objects d'art.Thomas Jackson
Core Memory: A Visual Survey of Vintage Computersby John Alderman
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An unprecedented combination of computer history and striking images, Core Memory reveals modern technology's evolution through the world's most renowned computer collection, the Computer History Museum in the Silicon Valley. Vivid photos capture these historically important machinesincluding the Eniac, Crays 13, Apple I and IIwhile authoritative text profiles each, telling the stories of their innovations and peculiarities. Thirty-five machines are profiled in over 100 extraordinary color photographs, making Core Memory a surprising addition to the library of photography collectors and the ultimate geek-chic gift.
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John Alderman, author of Sonic Boom, lives in San Francisco.
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