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Fifty Years in Information Systems By Garth Lambert
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In 1951 I got a job operating IBM equipment. Fifty years later, I was still working in Information Systems. By this time, I had been made I.S. Director, and had planned and installed six new computer... More > sites, including the first in-house, online IBM teller system in the city of Chicago, followed by the first Point of Sale system in Jewel Supermarkets. If anyone wonders where Information Systems originated, or how it evolved, or why it has endured so long, they'll find the answers here. From its start with Jacquard's automated loom in 1820, then Charles Babbage's analytical engine, George Boole's logic, and Herman Hollerith's Census Tabulator in 1880, I describe the emergence of punched card equipment, three generations of mainframe computers, personal computers, communications networks, Assembler, COBOL, VM, MVS, VTAM, VSAM, CICS, BASIC, HTML, and the evolution of the World Wide Web. I hope you'll enjoy my story.< Less
Gargoyle By Garth Lambert
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A WARRIOR GUARD DREV HACKER ADVENTURE. "Gargoyles have attacked hundreds of worlds. They destroyed every inhabitant, except on Earth. We were different. Somehow, the primitive inhabitants of... More > Earth survived.” The Warrior could hardly mumble now. "Gargoyles travel through space, invade a world, destroy it, and then disappear without a trace. Scientists believe Pak-Avon may be the next stop. If that’s so, they’re doomed. No one can fight them."< Less
To Die, To Sleep By Garth Lambert
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A WARRIOR GUARD DREV HACKER ADVENTURE. A mysterious malady has been sweeping the Pak-Avon galaxy and threatens to destroy the entire universe. Only Warrior Gard Drev Hacker stands in the way.
The Visitor and Number 945 By Garth Lambert
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A story about a man, and his dream, and a disaster, and a talent that had to be heard.
Ethanol By Garth Lambert
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DISGUSTED WITH GASOLINE PRICES? Why is ethanol the best alternative to gasoline? There are five reasons. First, it helps our nation get out from under the thumbs of foreign interests, who are holding... More > our dependence against us. Second, Big Oil is driving vital national decisions, which is wrong, and should stop. Third, not only does ethanol burn 75 percent cleaner than petroleum, but it causes less engine wear, and provides better performance. Fourth, we can easily convert the piston engine to run on ethanol, rather than develop newer, more costly engines. Fifth, and best of all, ethanol is derived from a RENEWABLE source--plant life.< Less
The Awakening By Garth Lambert
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Ancient farmers watched the moon's cycles change at regular intervals every 29 or 30 days, and they followed the moon to predict their crop growing seasons. Later, they used the sun because it told... More > them when the rains would come and when the snows would melt. People on Easter Island built stone monuments to forecast dates, while Egyptians drew calendars on papyrus. After Johann Gutenberg invented his printing press, we printed our calendars. Our affairs are controlled by those billions of pieces of paper called calendars. We schedule our lives based on the calendar.< Less

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