Dialogue Box 7.1: How information changed the world

Summary:Charles and Rupert look at the three data explosions that shaped history, and set the scene for today’s IT revolution

Charles and Rupert look at the three data explosions that shaped history, and set the scene for today's IT revolution.

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Hello, I'm the Reviews Editor at ZDNet UK. My experience with computers started at London's Imperial College, where I studied Zoology and then Environmental Technology. This was sufficiently long ago (mid-1970s) that Fortran, IBM punched-card machines and mainframes were involved, followed by green-screen terminals and eventually the pers... Full Bio

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