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Computers Get Personal

  • Peter Grego
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Part of the Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Computers are pretty much everywhere these days, and it’s fairly safe to say that anyone born after 1980 in a developed country won’t remember a time when they weren’t around. But it wasn’t so very long ago that the idea of having a computer in the home for personal use (perhaps pleasure, even) was pure science fiction.

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Hard Drive Print Head Graphic Tablet Amateur Astronomer Virtual Desktop 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CornwalUK

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