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Daily Archives: November 11, 2014

  • Computer evolution

    Computer evolution

    There are several striking aspects to this article about the University’s Computer Centre, found in a dusty 1970 edition of ANU Reporter.First is the black and white image of Computer Centre staff testing the interface between a computer and one of its “standard processing devices” – a trusty typewriter.Computers have come a long way since then. The days of punch cards and metres-long printouts are now, depending on your age, either a nostalgic memory, a (thankfully) distant awkward stage, or, ... Read More

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