restricted access   Volume 35, Number 4, October-December 2013

Table of Contents

From the Editor’s Desk

pp. 2-3

Appropriation and Independence: BTM, Burroughs, and IBM at the Advent of the Computer Industry

pp. 5-17

Early Language and Compiler Developments at IBM Europe: A Personal Retrospection

pp. 18-30

“Carrying a Bag”: Memoirs of an IBM Salesman, 1974–1981

pp. 32-47

This Is Not a Computer: Negotiating the Microprocessor

pp. 48-54

Computer Dealer Demos: Selling Home Computers with Bouncing Balls and Animated Logos

pp. 56-68



Burroughs Algol at Stanford University, 1960–1963

pp. 69-73


Edward Feigenbaum

pp. 74-81

Events and Sightings

Events and Sightings

pp. 82-85


Histories of Computing by Michael Sean Mahoney (review)

p. 86

Elysium directed by Neill Blomkamp and produced by TriStar Pictures (review)

pp. 86-87

Computing: A Concise History by Paul E. Ceruzzi (review)

pp. 87-88

The Digital Flood: The Diffusion of Information Technology Across the U.S., Europe, and Asia by James W. Cortada (review)

pp. 88-89


2013 Annual Author and Subject Index

pp. 90-93

Think Piece

Computers, Information, and Everyday Life

pp. 96-95