The Random-Access Image: Memory and the History of the Computer Screen

  title={The Random-Access Image: Memory and the History of the Computer Screen},
  author={Jacob Gaboury},
  journal={Grey Room},
  • J. Gaboury
  • Published 1 March 2018
  • Computer Science
  • Grey Room
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