Das IKT Zeitalter: Informations- und Kommunikationstechnik als Kunst, Wissenschaft und Alltagskultur

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• The knowledge tetrahedron and the art of engineering

* The Engineering and Technology History Wiki ethw.org

• Patents, privacy, and anti-piracy: From Gyro Gearloose to No Such Agency

• Mechanical turks: From Wolfgang von Kempelen to amazon and beyond

• Local history: From Nikola Tesla to BigChaos

• The history of the Fast Fourier Transform (FFT): From Carl Friedrich Gauß to WLAN

• Mission communications: The rise and fall of Bell Laboratories

• The archives of the Charles Babbage Institute: Oral history 

• Diversity in science: From Ada Lovelace to James Edward West

• From Moore’s Law to More than Moore: A showdown of quantitative history and personal history

• The mobile comms chronicles – An exercise in contemporary history

 

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Winter
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