Thursday, 31 October 2013, 4:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

The History of Computing in Colour

Professor Martin Campbell-Kelly

Only looking at coloured imagery leads to new viewpoints and narratives for otherwise well-known histories, and the history of computing is no exception.
Martin Campbell-Kelly reconstructs a history of computing from surprisingly rarely-seen colour images.

This is a part of the 2013 Gresham College / British Society of the History of Mathematics conference.

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Martin Campbell-Kelly is emeritus professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick, where he specializes in the history of computing. His books include "Computer: A History of the Information Machine," co-authored with William Aspray, "From Airline Reservations to Sonic the Hedgehog: A History of the Software Industry," and "ICL: A Business and Technical History." He is editor of the Collected Works of Charles Babbage. Professor Campbell-Kelly is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, visiting professor at Portsmouth University, and a columnist for the Communications of the ACM. He is a member of the ACM History Committee, a council member of the British Society for the History of Mathematics, and a committee member of the BCS Computer Conservation Society. He is a member of the editorial boards of the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, the International Journal for the History of Engineering and Technology, the Rutherford Journal, and editor-in-chief of the Springer Series in the History of Computing.

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31 October 2013

The History of Computing in Colour
Professor Martin Campbell-Kelly

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