John Laprise

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We are unconstrained by the shackles of decades of prior scholarship and find ourselves with an abundance of relevant, important topic areas for which there is high demand. We are fortunate that our focus lies on a moving technological area that constantly presents us with new material for research. Moreover, the history of computing is a foundational field(More)
  • J Laprise
  • IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
  • 2011
After National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger ordered the National Security Council to adopt computers to improve its information-management capabilities in 1969, it employed the RAND Corporation, which championed its view of White House needs, and project manager Charles Joyce from the Department of Defense, who championed users' needs. The ensuing(More)
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