The Voice in the Machine: Oral History and Making the Computer Relevant

Abstract : From the beginning computer history has often been more about technical developments than it has been about the social history of the computer and its effects. This paper describes how a greater attention to the social context of developments, representations of technology, the importance of users, software, and other topics, has presented a number of other ways to make computer history relevant rather than concentrating on the machine itself. This paper considers computer history through the medium of oral history, using interviews collected by National Life Stories at the British Library as part of An Oral History of British Science.
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Arthur Tatnall; Tilly Blyth; Roger Johnson. International Conference on History of Computing (HC), Jun 2013, London, United Kingdom. Springer, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, AICT-416, pp.163-172, 2013, Making the History of Computing Relevant. 〈10.1007/978-3-642-41650-7_16〉
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Thomas Lean. The Voice in the Machine: Oral History and Making the Computer Relevant. Arthur Tatnall; Tilly Blyth; Roger Johnson. International Conference on History of Computing (HC), Jun 2013, London, United Kingdom. Springer, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, AICT-416, pp.163-172, 2013, Making the History of Computing Relevant. 〈10.1007/978-3-642-41650-7_16〉. 〈hal-01455250〉

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