A Potted History of Computing (up to 2010) starts off by summarising related inventions from prehistory up to the end of the 19th century. The first three generations of the modern computer cover the period from the late 1930s up to the end of the 1960s. The subsequent rate of advances in technology lead to each of the following decades being treated separately.
Computer Performance. This page contains supplementary information to Performance Assurance for IT Systems which was published in 2004. In particular, it includes further information on processes plus an additional eight technology tasters (all pdfs). There were sixteen basic tasters in the second part of the book.
WordPress. This page is relevant to individuals who are considering the use of WordPress, and possibly to those who might describe themselves as modestly experienced users who wish to keep up with current developments.