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Annals Through the Years

Following is a press release on an exciting online feature celebrating 30 years of publishing contributions of IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, with some nice quotes from CBI associate director Jeff Yost:

*IEEE Computer Society Press Release:*


*Annals through the Years Feature Will Highlight Contributions Computers and Computing Have Made to Society Since 1979*

*LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Oct. 28, 2008 –* The IEEE Computer Society, the world's leading organization of computing professionals, is proud to announce that its IEEE Annals of the History of Computing magazine will celebrate 30 years of publishing contributions in 2009 with an exclusive online compilation called Annals through the Years.

To mark the anniversary, Editor in Chief Jeffrey Yost will select a hallmark article and column from each year of Annals’ publication, starting from 1979. These selections, along with Yost’s commentary on their importance, will be featured in the Computing Then section of Computing Now (http://www.computer.org/cn), the online home of the Computer Society’s technical magazines.

"For three decades, Annals has been publishing path-breaking academic scholarship, pioneer accounts, and department pieces detailing the rich history of computing around the world,? said Yost, associate director of the Charles Babbage Institute at the University of Minnesota. "Annals through the Years highlights this material with a few selections from each year, which have been chosen for their importance or continuing interest."

.....For further information about IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, including subscription information, visit http://www.computer.org/portal/site/annals.
For information about Computing Then, visit http://computingnow.computer.org/ct.
For further information about Computing Now or to sign up for a free newsletter, visit http://www.computer.org/cn


Robin Baldwin, Magazine Business Operations Manager
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing

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