4 thoughts on “The incredible story of the world’s first business computer”

  1. Yes, a true pioneer. I note that he was a senior man on the software of the ICL New Range series (2900 series). Not a successful range of systems, specified by mice, not men. Not David C’s fault, however.

  2. I’ve posted a link to a nice book about the emergence of the computer (easy non-technical read) – which has a chapter on LEO, with an inspiring and heartwarming description of David Caminer.

  3. The current versions of new range are still running many systems, government ones in particular, and will continue to do so until at least 2020. That gives it a life of around 50 years. It has been a financial and technical success. Not sure what dreamingspire bases has conclusions on

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