851-0521-00L  Computer History. An Introduction

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersD. Gugerli
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionGerman

AbstractThe lecture will explore the question of how the world got into the computer. The history of this great move in the second half of the 20th century is told by focusing on bottlenecks, the overcoming of which has created new difficulties.
ObjectiveThe students learn to understand the effects of techno-historical narratives and arguments.
Lecture notesThe exact programme will be presented at the beginning of the semester.