Guide to Computing

This colourful series of historic computers documents the evolution of design within our computing history.

Featuring such famous machines as the IBM 1401 and Alan Turing’s Pilot ACE and the Xerox Alto; Guide to Computing showcases a minimalist approach to design that precedes even Apple’s contemporary motifs.

What’s more, the combination of photography and retouching techniques has resulted in something wholly unique: the ageing historical objects as photographed, have been ‘digitally restored’ and returned to their original form.

As a number of these computers predate modern colour photography, Guide to Computing therefore showcases them in a never before seen context.

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Many thanks to INK, The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC), The Science Museum, Living Computers, The Computer History Museum CA and chhilton-computing.org.uk/
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Limited Edition prints from the series are now available in 11x14", 20x24" and 30x40" sizes.

http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_xeroxalto750px.jpg Xerox Alto, 1973
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_hdr75.jpg HDR75, 1970's
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_medres.jpg IBM 360, Series 20, 1964
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_d4a750px.jpg D4a, 1966
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_eaipace.jpg EAI PACE TR-48, 1962
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_controldata1.jpg CDC 6600, 1966
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_endim1.jpg ENDIM 2000, 1950's
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_pdp-8750px.jpg PDP 8, 1965
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_bendix750px.jpg Bendix G15, 1956
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_ibm1401.jpg IBM 1401, 1959
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_kenbak-1750px.jpg Kenbak-1, 1970
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_chiltonatlas750px.jpg Ferranti Atlas, 1962
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_meda.jpg MEDA 42TA, 1970's
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_dekatron1.jpg Harwell Dekatron, 1950's
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_ibm7291.jpg IBM 729, 1950's
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_i-c-l2.jpg ICL 7500, 1970's
http://docubyte.co.uk/files/gimgs/33_pilotace1.jpg Pilot ACE, 1950's