I have an ongoing interest in the design history of personal computing. I am not so concerned with the actual technology of computing, but more about the changing physical design of computers over time, and how this relates to the way we perceive and relate to computers as social and cultural artefacts.
The computer is so pervasive in our everyday lives that we barely give it a second thought. Yet, as this artefact has changed from a room-sized behemoth to a desktop companion, it has been instrumental in changing the way we work and live our everyday lives.
The Design History of Computers
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