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Machine That Changed The World, The; Thinking Machine, The

11/05/1991

4:00:00:00 TC Marsha Bemko 3/4


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Series
Machine That Changed The World, The
Program
Thinking Machine, The
Program Number

104

Series Description

Five part series chronicling the personalities and events of the computer revolution. Program traces the history of development of computer to the modern personal computer, to future developments on the horizon. Focus on history of computers from 19th century to PC, present day applications, and future developments. Featured participants include J. Presper Eckert; Thomas Watson, Jr; Steve Wozniak; Steve Jobs; William H. Gates; Marvin Minsky; Mitchell Kapor. Narrated by Will Lyman.

101: Giant Brains; 102: Inventing the Future; 103: The Paperback Computer; 104: The Thinking Machine; 105: The World at Your Fingertips. Series release date: 1992

Program Description

Five part series chronicling the personalities and events of the computer revolution. Program traces the history of development of computer to the modern personal computer, to future developments on the horizon. Focus on history of computers from 19th century to PC, present day applications, and future developments. Featured participants include J. Presper Eckert; Thomas Watson, Jr; Steve Wozniak; Steve Jobs; William H. Gates; Marvin Minsky; Mitchell Kapor. Narrated by Will Lyman.

101: Giant Brains; 102: Inventing the Future; 103: The Paperback Computer; 104: The Thinking Machine; 105: The World at Your Fingertips.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Technology
Citation
Chicago: “Machine That Changed The World, The; Thinking Machine, The,” 11/05/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C62E1748351344A7B7944D41A0A48F7A.
MLA: “Machine That Changed The World, The; Thinking Machine, The.” 11/05/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C62E1748351344A7B7944D41A0A48F7A>.
APA: Machine That Changed The World, The; Thinking Machine, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C62E1748351344A7B7944D41A0A48F7A
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