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Essential Guide to Computing: The Story of Information Technology, The by E. Garrison Walters

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Acknowledgments

Many people assisted in the preparation of this work, and the space available here doesn't really allow me to do justice to their help. Here's my best shot.

The following people read and commented on parts of the manuscript. Carol Blum of Ohio University, Kate Carey of the Ohio Learning Network, and Patrick Hearne offered extremely helpful suggestions on organization and readability. Doug Gale of OARnet painstakingly reviewed and thoughtfully critiqued the networking section. Don Stredney of the Ohio Supercomputer Center, and John West of the Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State, provided great insight into graphics technologies.

A core group of exceptional friends and colleagues read the entire manuscript several times, offering ...

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