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HIST212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Seasonal Food, Typewriter, Space Race

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 History 212 Lecture 3 Artifacts Evidence Tonights outline: How do we know what we know? What makes a good source? Reading texts and artifacts (Assignment and Workshop) Scott Campbell runs the Wa...

History
HIST212
Scott Campbell
HIST212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Ibm 1620, Harvard Mark I, Maurice Wilkes

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 History 212 Lecture 5 Constructing Computing Signicance can be revealed, or constructed. Today we will be talking about the latter. IBM was a company that set the path, and drove the technology, ...

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HIST212
Scott Campbell
HIST212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Wes Graham, Compile Time, Fortran

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Hist 212 Lecture 8 Definitions and Disciplines When programming and computer science as a discipline were being developed, there were many questions around it. What is computer science? Who are comp...

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HIST212
Scott Campbell
HIST212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: The Adverts, Glass Ceiling, Implicit Stereotype

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Hist 212: Lecture 10 The Computer Girls Historical perspectives are easier to see when we look for dierences. Do we see any puzzling dierences from today? Examples: Nobody batted an eye when this ha...

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HIST212
Scott Campbell
HIST212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Ferranti-Packard, Social Forces, Safety Bicycle

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Hist 212 Lecture 7 Real Canadian Computing The rst half of the bookcourse was on a history of the invention of computers. Many people and organizations all came together to make the invention p...

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HIST212
Scott Campbell
HIST212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Charles Babbage Institute, Web 2.0, Technocracy

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 History 212 Lecture 4 Inventing the Computer There are 2 ways of looking at change overtime: 1. Technological evolution slow, continuous, incremental changes 2. Technological revolution The char...

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HIST212
Scott Campbell
HIST212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Skill, Analytical Engine, W. T. Tutte

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Hist 212 Lecture 2 Computing before computers 3 Lessons about signicance 1. Denition: a) impact resulting in change aects many people, the economy, etc. b) revealing in some way We say something ...

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HIST212
Scott Campbell
HIST 212 Lecture 11: Lecture 11

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Hist 212 - Lecture 11 Social Computing and the Future There were six key concepts this term: 1. Signicance - Signicance varies over time and place - Signicance is socially constructed,...

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HIST212
Scott Campbell
HIST212 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Externalism, Internalism And Externalism, Videotelephony

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 HIST 212 Lecture 9 ReConstructing Computing Causes and Consequences Recall that: i. Change comes from multiple causes, with multiple consequences; Not as linear as how we might imagine ii. Dierent ...

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HIST212
Scott Campbell
HIST109 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Purgatory, Indulgence, Pope Urban Ii

How the Battle Cry of the Crusades Shook World The High Middle Ages - thesis: on November 27, 1095. Pope urban the ii leader of Christian population, sounded the call for first crusade. - Pope Urban I...

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HIST109
Julia Roberts
HIST109 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Paul Von Hindenburg, Austria-Hungary, Weltpolitik

The Origins Debate Main VS. Article 231 How Does the Great War Begin? - 1919, Germany accepts the terms of the Treaty of Versailles - treaty was imposed upon Germany - Field Marshal Paul Von Hindenburg,...

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HIST109
Julia Roberts
HIST110 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Satanism, Early Modern Europe, Ergotism

Witches: And that Early Modern Vibe Theories about why it happened: - A war against ancient, pre-Christian religion - War of men against women - Campaign of state and church to establish authority -...

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HIST110
Dr. Kroeker
HIST205 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Contributory Negligence, Estoppel, Obstetrics

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HIST205
David Schweitzer
HIST103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Joseph Howe, Pacific Scandal, North-West Rebellion

George Brown and Confederation Confederation - July 1st 1867 Macdonald's Government (1867-73) Parties - Conservatives and Liberals Macdonald's goal was to consolidate the union Wanted to have a stron...

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HIST103
T.Falconer
HIST 113 Lecture 1: Hist 113 Banking

Banking Early banks were quite simple, they were created as joint shareholding companies, and were meant to take currency and notes, and exchange them for their own paper notes Early banks were not very profitable, but...

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HIST113
Catherine Briggs

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