ACM vice-president's letter: a time to preserve the past


A Time To Preserve the Past Students of history of the industrial revolution, I am told, are hampered by not having any examples of the earliest steam engines to study. None were kept, nor do any original plans survive. What a pity that the innovators of that day had not the vision to imagine the far-reaching consequences of their work. How much richer our… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/359581.359584