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computer called LEO

Lyons teashops and the world"s first office computer

by Georgina Ferry

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Published by Fourth Estate in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Leo computer.,
    • Business -- Data processing -- History.,
    • Computers -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorgina Ferry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQA76.8.L46 F47 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 220 p. :
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3754714M
      ISBN 101841151858
      LC Control Number2003447775

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Slashdot welcomes readers' book reviews -- to see your own review here, read the book review guidelines, then visit the submission page. ←1/5(). The LEO I (Lyons electronic office I) was the first computer used for commercial business applications.

The prototype LEO I was modelled closely on the Cambridge construction was overseen by Oliver Standingford, Raymond Thompson and David Caminer of J. Lyons and Co. LEO I ran its first business application in In Lyons formed LEO Computers Ltd to market LEO I and its.

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A Computer called LEO Lyons Teashops and the World's First Office Computer by Georgina Ferry Recounts the extraordinary story of Simmons's mission: to create a Lyons Electronic Office, the first of its kind in the world. The birth of LEO placed Britain, for a moment, at the forefront of global business technology.

Published by Fourth Estate. A Computer Called Leo (P.S.) Georgina Ferry A Computer Called Leo (P.S.) Georgina Ferry The Lyons teashops were one of the great British institutions, providing a cup of tea and a penny bun through the depression and the war, though to the s.

Yet Lyons also has a more surprising claim to history. Inside LEO, the first business computer. The Lyons Electronic Office, which turns 60 on Thursday, has some surprisingly modern design features. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the first known use of the word "computer" was in in a book called The Yong Mans Gleanings by English writer Richard Braithwait: "I haue [sic] read the truest computer of Times, and the best Arithmetician that euer [sic] breathed, and he reduceth thy dayes into a short number." This usage of the term referred to a human computer, a person who.

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Foreword. 8: accounting action applications associated became Board calculator called Cambridge carried. Learn the translation for ‘book’ in LEO’s English ⇔ German dictionary.

With noun/verb tables for the different cases and tenses links to audio pronunciation and. In November Lyons founded a new company, Leo Computers Ltd, to build and sell a new computer called LEO II. This had bit words of mercury delay-line store, backed by up to four drums and some magnetic tape decks.

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It was, surprisingly, a British catering firm, J. Lyons and Co - famous for their teashops, Swiss rolls and ice cream which pioneered the development of computing for commercial applications. As the Guinness Book of Records ratifies, Lyons Electronic Office (LEO) was the first business computer in the world.

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