Core Memory

Core Memory

A Visual Survey of Vintage Computers Featuring Machines From the Computer History Museum

Book - 2007
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Grand Central Pub
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.

Baker & Taylor
A stunning array of full-color photographs captures the history of modern technology through images of the computer collection of the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley, offering revealing glimpses of such seminal machines as the Eniac, Crays 1-3, and Apple I and II, while describing each model, their innovations, and place in computer history.

Book News
Computer geeks as well as aesthetes will love this volume, which presents color photos of vintage computers, including many details of their components, in the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, accompanied by the brief historic and technical notes of Alderman. The format is horizontal and oversize: 11.5x9.25". Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2007
ISBN: 0811854426
Branch Call Number: 004 RIC
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Alderman, John 1966-


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