A technology assessment of personal computers

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University of Southern California , Los Angeles
Microcomputers, Minicomp
Statement[project director, J.M. Nilles].
ContributionsNilles, Jack M., National Science Foundation (U.S.), University of Southern California. Center for Futures Research.
The Physical Object
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