The Profession's Future Lies in Its Past
Holmes, WN (2001) The Profession's Future Lies in Its Past. Computer, 34 (10). 120, 118-119. ISSN 0018-9162
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This essay reviews the history of data processing as being as old as civilisation, and suggests that sensitivity to that history would enable the profession to see its future more clearly.
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|Keywords:||data processing, information technology, history, clocks, language, professions, trades|
|Deposited By:||Mr Neville Holmes|
|Deposited On:||10 Sep 2007|
|Last Modified:||18 Jul 2008 20:09|
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