The Tale of the Big Computer Johannesson 1966 Submitter: I came across this book while weeding the high school library I work at. The school opened in 1959 and I don’t think anyone weeded a thing until I came to
Kiss Ma Bell Goodbye How to Install Your Own Telephones, Extensions & Accessories Cox 1983 Youngsters, long ago there was only one phone company called Bell Telephone. Eventually it became a part of American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) and morphed
Beginner’s Guide to Home Computers 2003 Submitter: [This] isn’t actually a book, but a pair of videos put out by Reader’s Digest back when the millennium was youngish, and PCs were still a mystery to most anyone over, say 60.
The Atomic Bomb and the Word of God Smith 1945 This piece of cold war ephemera was published within months of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan. Smith, a faculty member of Moody Bible Institute and Fuller Theological
From Gasbags to Spaceships: The Story of the U.S. Air Force MacCloskey 1968 Submitter: Aside from the giggle inducing title, this is a pretty good historical look at the Air Force. The problem is, it ends in 1968 and we
Flowing Gold The Romance of Oil Floherty 1957 This book seems to be written with the cooperation of the oil industry, specifically Standard Oil. There are lots of pictures of impressive refineries and pumps. There is nothing about environmental issues.
Combating Computer Crime Chantico Publishing 1992 Mary: This hi-tech manual has all sorts of helpful advice about phone modems, DOS boot disks, and identifying computer criminals. Mostly this seems to describe scenarios taken from WarGames. There is no earthly reason
Typewriter Town Smith 1960 I think this particular title is a good one for discussion. As a child, I would have thought this was cool how a typewriter made art of some kind. However, I am over the age of