The historiography of computing in Western Europe has, for a long time, been oblivious of its counter-part in Russia and the former Eastern block. Yet, science and culture in Europe have always had a lot in common, with lively contacts even during the Cold War. The history of computing in Russia led to some independent developments which constitute important alternatives to Western assumptions about "computer sciences".
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- February 3, 2003
Berliner Kulturveranstaltungs-GmbH in cooperation with the House of World Cultures and the Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes
House of World Cultures, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin, Germany
The recent publication "Computing in Russia" (Vieweg, 2002), by G. Trogemann, A. Y. Nitussov and W. Ernst (eds) comprehensively presents the history of computer devices and information technology in Russia since the 17th century, with an emphasis on the post-war, electronic period.
Redaktion netzspannung.org, Nov 17, 2003
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