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Aguerre, Carolina. “The Internet in Argentina and Brazil: The Origins of Networking Experiences.” Information & Culture 52:2 (2017): 264-294.

Anderson, James A. After Digital: Computation as Done by Brains and Machines (Oxford University Press, 2017).

Avron, Lisa. “‘Governmentalities’ of Conservation Science at the Advent of Drones: Situating an Emerging Technology.” Information & Culture 52:3 (2017): 362-383.

Baker, Kevin T. “Simulation and ‘Seduction’ at the Policy Interface [Think Piece].” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 39:3 (July-September 2017): 6-7.

Berlin, Leslie. Troublemakers: Silicon Valley’s Coming of Age (Simon & Schuster, 2017).

Bruderer, Herbert. “Computing History Beyond the U.K. and U.S.: Selected Landmarks from Continental Europe.” Communications of the ACM  Vol. 60 No.2 (February 2017): 76-84.

Burak, Asi, and Laura Parker. Power Play: How Video Games Can Save the World (St. Martin’s Press, 2017).

Cohn, Julie. “Data, Power, and Conservation: The Early Turn to Information Technologies to Manage Energy Resources.” Information & Culture 52:3 (2017): 334-361.

Copeland, B. Jack, Jonathan Bowen, Mark Sprevak, et al. The Turing Guide (Oxford University Press, 2017).

Cortada, James W. “IBM Branch Offices: What They Were, How They Worked, 1920s–1980s.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 39:3 (July-September 2017): 9-23.

Davies, Stephen M. “The Experimental Computer Programme: The First Computing Initiative for the National Health Service in England.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 39:2 (April-June 2017): 65-79.

Dear, Brian. The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture (Pantheon Books, 2017).

Duarte, Marisa Elena. Network Sovereignty: Building the Internet Across Indian Country (University of Washington, 2017).

Ensmenger, Nathan, and Rebecca Slayton. “Computing and the Environment: Introducing a Special Issue of Information & Culture.Information & Culture 52:3 (2017): 295-303.

Fornés, Jordi, Néstor Herran, and Luís Duque. “Computing for Democracy: The Asociación de Técnicos de Informática and the Professionalization of Computing in Spain.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 39:2 (April-June 2017): 30-48.

Holden, Joshua. The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital Encryption (Princeton University Press, 2017).

Jeffreys-Jones, Rhodri. We Know All About You: The Story of Surveillance in Britain and America (Oxford University Press, 2017).

Jones, Elisabeth. “The Public Library Movement, the Digital Library Movement, and the Large-Scale Digitization Initiative: Assumptions, Intentions, and the Role of the Public.” Information & Culture 52:2 (2017): 229-263.

Karafantis, Layne. “NORAD’s Combat Operations Center: A Distinctively Cold War Environment.” Information & Culture 52:2 (2017): 139-162.

Kneuper, Ralf. “Sixty Years of Software Development Life Cycle Models.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 39:3 (July-September 2017): 41-54.

Lécuyer, Christophe. “From Clean Rooms to Dirty Water: Labor, Semiconductor Firms, and the Struggle over Pollution and Workplace Hazards in Silicon Valley” Information & Culture 52:3 (2017): 304-333.

Lewis, Nicholas. “Purchasing Power: Rivalry, Dissent, and Computing Strategy in Supercomputer Selection at Los Alamos.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 39:3 (July-September 2017): 25-40.

Lucas, George R. Ethics and Cyber Warfare: The Quest for Responsible Security in the Age of Digital Warfare (Oxford University Press, 2017).

Mailland, Julien, and Kevin Driscoll. Minitel: Welcome to the Internet (MIT Press, 2017).

Mirowski, Alexander. “At the Electronic Crossroads Once Again: The Myth of the Modern Computer Utility in the United States.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 39:2 (April-June 2017): 13-29.

Newman, Michael Z. Atari Age: The Emergence of Video Games in America (MIT Press, 2017).

Oliveira, Arlindo L. The Digital Mind: How Science is Redefining Humanity (MIT Press, 2017).

Poibeau, Thierry. Machine Translation (MIT Press, 2017).

Scheinerman, Edward R. The Mathematics Lover’s Companion: Masterpieces for Everyone (Yale University Press, 2017).

Soni, Jimmy, and Rob Goodman. A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age (Simon & Schuster, 2017).

Stone, Brad. The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the World (Little, Brown and Company, 2017).

Thakor, Mitali. “How to Look: Apprehension, Forensic Craft, and the Classification of Child Exploitation Images [Think Piece].” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 39:2 (April-June 2017): 6-8.

Ullman, Ellen. Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology (MCD, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017).

Vee, Annette. Coding Literacy: How Computer Programming is Changing Writing (MIT Press, 2017).

Vogel, William F. “‘The Spitting Image of a Woman Programmer’: Changing Portrayals of Women in the American Computing Industry, 1958-1985.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 39:2 (April-June 2017): 49-64.

Weinberger, Sharon. The Imagineers of War: The Untold History of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency that Changed the World (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017).

Yost, Jeffrey R. Making IT Work: A History of the Computer Services Industry (MIT Press, 2017).

Compiled by Jeffrey R. Yost


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