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In the early days, Walter Isaacson says, computers were "big ol' things with vacuum tubes" that took up entire rooms. For example, the electric analog computer named ANACOM (shown here in 1950 at Caltech) weighed 6,000 pounds and filled 13 cabinets. AP hide caption

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How The Cold War And George Orwell Helped Make The Internet What It Is

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Jean Jennings (left) and Frances Bilas set up the ENIAC in 1946. Bilas is arranging the program settings on the Master Programmer. Courtesy of University of Pennsylvania hide caption

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The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech

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Walter Isaacson's biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was published Monday, less than three weeks after Job's death on Oct. 5.

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Jobs' Biography: Thoughts On Life, Death And Apple

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New Bio Quotes Jobs On God, Gates And Great Design

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Einstein: Relatively Speaking, a Complicated Life

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The Life Behind Einstein's World-Changing Ideas

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