Colossus and Programmability
- Computer ScienceIEEE Annals of the History of Computing
The capabilities of the Colossus codebreaking devices, built in 1943–1945 under the direction of Tommy Flowers of the UK General Post Office, are analyzed and new perspectives on Colossus focused on its use and impact, its relationship to other early machines, and its place in the history of digital communications engineering are argued.
Individual and Collaborative Labour in the Space Crisis Movie: From Apollo 13 to The Martian
Like so many space crisis dramas, both fictive and historical, articles attending to the scientific credentials of The Martian (Dir. Ridley Scott, 2015) prefigured its release, and the publicity th...