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Folkscanomy Computer: Books on Computers and Programming

Folksonomy: A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy.

Folkscanomy: A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the metadata...



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Software Box Art
Software Box Art
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5,483
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3.8M
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The box and packaging art is as important as any other part of the software that has been sold over the years; in earlier years of the computer industry, it had to serve as the entire pitch. These are attempts by many groups and individuals to capture that unique artwork, even as the software itself lives on.
Folkscanomy Computer: Inbox and Miscellaneous
Folkscanomy Computer: Inbox and Miscellaneous
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4,722
ITEMS
275,097
VIEWS
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Unsorted general computer-related works and books, intended for further sorting in the Folkscanomy Computer collection.
Commodore C64 Books
Commodore C64 Books
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532
ITEMS
1M
VIEWS
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Books about the Commodore C64 computer and related models.
Folkscanomy: Apple Computer-Related Documentation
Folkscanomy: Apple Computer-Related Documentation
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3,109
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1.2M
VIEWS
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From the ASMIOV Apple archive of software and related materials (which itself is comprised from many other collections) comes this set of scanned manuals, flyers advertisements, press releases and tipsheets related to the Apple family of personal computers. Subject matter is mostly related to the Apple II, although other Apple-related equipment appears in great amounts as well.
Folkscanomy: Tandy and Radio Shack Books
Folkscanomy: Tandy and Radio Shack Books
collection
341
ITEMS
613,146
VIEWS
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Books from the Tandy Corporation, owners of Radio Shack and creators of TRS-80, Coco, and other computers.
Atari Computer Books
Atari Computer Books
collection
332
ITEMS
413,812
VIEWS
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Books related to the Atari line of computers, including the Atari 400, 800, ST, XL and XE. Subjects covered include software, hardware, programming, design, and copy protection. Scanned by a wide range of contributors. Many of these items came from the efforts of atarimania.com .
Amiga Books
Amiga Books
collection
236
ITEMS
135,364
VIEWS
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Books related to the Commodore Amiga family of computers. Subjects covered include programming, software, and hardware.
Amstrad CPC Books
Amstrad CPC Books
collection
274
ITEMS
47,171
VIEWS
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Books and writings about the Amstrad CPC family of computers.
Video Game Scanning Collective (VGSC)
Video Game Scanning Collective (VGSC)
collection
110
ITEMS
60,886
VIEWS
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High resolution video game scans that meet the requirements of the VGSC project.
Topics: Video Game, Scans, RAW, ICC, Manuals, Box, Scans, VGSC
Apple Computer Books
Apple Computer Books
collection
227
ITEMS
74,062
VIEWS
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Books centered around the Apple, Inc. family of computers, including the Apple II, Macintosh, OSX and Macbook series. 
Commodore Amiga Manuals
Commodore Amiga Manuals
collection
197
ITEMS
258,667
VIEWS
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Manuals, instructions and schematics for the Commodore Amiga family of computers.
Programming Books
Programming Books
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58
ITEMS
6,392
VIEWS
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Books on programming, computer languages, and development.
Texas Instruments TI 99/4a Books
Texas Instruments TI 99/4a Books
collection
206
ITEMS
175,399
VIEWS
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The Texas Instruments TI-99/4A was an early home computer, released in June 1981, originally at a price of US$525. It was an enhanced version of the less successful TI-99/4 model, which was released in late 1979 at a price of $1,150. The TI-99/4A added an additional graphics mode, "lowercase" characters consisting of small capitals, and a full travel keyboard. Its predecessor, the TI-99/4, featured a calculator-style chiclet keyboard and a character set that lacked lowercase text.
Radio Shack Hardware Manuals
Radio Shack Hardware Manuals
collection
356
ITEMS
199,105
VIEWS
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Hardware manuals for Radio Shack hardware and products.
Reader Service - 1980s Computer Flyers
collection
508
ITEMS
167,575
VIEWS
by Jason Scott
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When I Was Young..... ...I used to read a lot of computer magazines. Compute, Creative Computing, Omni and many others would either show up at my home or more likely, get bought with whatever money I was able to scrounge up. Pizza and the latest issue would be the order of the day, and I would eat my slice happily as I walked home and dreamed of computers not yet owned and software not yet purchased. One of the features of many computer magazines at the time were small postcards you could take...
Topics: Flyers, Computer History, Sales, Catalogs, Leaflets, Mailings
Miscellaneous Apple Documents
Miscellaneous Apple Documents
collection
386
ITEMS
175,211
VIEWS
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A large collection of various Apple-related documents.
Commodore Historical Documents
Commodore Historical Documents
collection
288
ITEMS
27,577
VIEWS
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A collection of documents related to the operations and aspects of Commodore International. (Manuals and Books are in other collections.)
Oric-1 and Oric Atmos Books
Oric-1 and Oric Atmos Books
collection
64
ITEMS
11,503
VIEWS
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Books and writings about the Oric family of computers.
Topics: oric, computers, Oric-1, Oric Atmos
Commodore PET Books
Commodore PET Books
collection
17
ITEMS
27,317
VIEWS
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The Commodore PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) was a home/personal computer produced in 1977 by Commodore International. A top-seller in the Canadian and United States educational markets, it was Commodore's first full-featured computer, and formed the basis for their entire 8-bit product line. This is a collection of books written about all aspects of the Commodore PET.
BitHistory.org Documentation Collection
BitHistory.org Documentation Collection
collection
76
ITEMS
3,473
VIEWS
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Collection of our archived documentation
Topic: BitHistory.or
2000-era Apple Data Sheets
2000-era Apple Data Sheets
collection
282
ITEMS
36,035
VIEWS
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Taken from a 4 CD-ROM set created by Apple in 2000, this is a collection of data sheets and information on Apple Computer products for use by Sales and Promotion. They run the full line of products available from Apple at that time.
Commodore Software Protection Library
Commodore Software Protection Library
collection
16
ITEMS
26,523
VIEWS
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Scanned by contributors to the Bombjack Commodore Archive (including ShadowM, Golan, DemongerX, Gene, Newtek, DMackey and others), this collection of Commodore Protection instruction books and manuals were created through the years to address software protection removal on a variety of Commodore computers, including the VIC-20 and Commodore 64.
Topics: commodore 64, piracy, protection, cracking
Nestar Systems
Nestar Systems
collection
137
ITEMS
1,743
VIEWS
collection

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A collection of documents, manuals, brochures, corporate information, marketing materials, trade press reviews, and articles about Nestar Systems, an early independent manufacturer of local area networks for personal computers from 1978 to 1986.
Topics: Local Area Networks, Personal Computers
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Material created by the Association of Time-Sharing Users and the Association of Small Computer Users, two groups that later were folded into the Association of Computer Users. Together the groups existed from 1974 through circa 1982.