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Copyright

Stephen Robertson

Published On

2020-10-22

Page Range

pp. 123-130

Print Length

7 pages

11 Data processing

  • Stephen Robertson (author)
The idea of data processing machines arose quite independently of ideas about calculation, in the analysis and tabulation of the US census data. An entire industry developed from this in the first half of the twentieth century, which then morphed into the computer industry. This leads to a further discussion on the notion of data.

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