• Internet
  • Silicon Valley
  • Enterpreneurship
  • Research labs
  • Early Silicon Valley companies
  • Fiction
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Late Silicon Valley companies
  • Software
  • Unix, Linux, open software
  • Technology and government
  • Computing/technology and society
  • Computing/technology and society
  • Security and hacking
  • Microcomputers
  • Intel and the semiconductor industry
  • Microsoft
  • Apple
  • IBM
  • Early computers
  • Early computer pioneers
  • Early (<1960) books about computers
  • Charles Babbage, Ada Lovelace, difference engines
  • Alan Turing
  • Grace Hopper
  • Early non-US computing
  • Folklore, jokes, trivia
  • The Annals of the History of Computing (selected issues)
  • Videogames
  • Interviews and biographies
  • Videos/DVDs
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Oversized/coffee-table books
  • Oversized/coffee-table books
  • Promotional
  • “Understanding Computers” series from Life
  • General computer history
  • Encyclopedia/bibliography/reference
  • Dictionaries

Can you spell “intervention”?

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All my computer history books. Should be ~600–700 (didn’t count).

View original size to check individual titles.

mocturne_25, hawkexpress, GriffindorK, and 11 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. Thale Maria 65 months ago | reply

    And it's tidy! ;o)

  2. ryanayana 65 months ago | reply

    As a friend, I feel it's my responsibility to keep the icon design books you lent me in order to discourage this destructive addiction.

  3. Marcin Wichary 65 months ago | reply

    Thale: I just arranged it. :) They were living on the floor and in boxes for the last half year.

    Ryan: That’d be a different set of bookshelves. ;)

  4. GriffindorK 60 months ago | reply

    I like the organization. Planned, organic?

  5. Marcin Wichary 60 months ago | reply

    Planned, but based on organic evolution of the previous, v3 version. :)

    I have already outgrown this since this photo was taken! (sigh)

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