Up to the second half of the 19th century —with the exception of the industrial power Great Britain—the protection of inventions was inadequate and strongly disputed...Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | November 8, 2021 at 09:54 AM
The work is an extremely instructive, rich history of calculating technology. It also includes the analog world and automata, and is written in Italian.
Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | June 1, 2021 at 11:21 AM
The design of today's electronic computers is usually not very appealing, in contrast to magnificent mechanical calculating machines from earlier times.
Herbert Bruderer From BLOG@CACM | April 8, 2021 at 10:24 AM