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      Gideon and Sarah Gartner

      Visionary technology leader dies

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      Gideon Gartner died Dec. 12 at his home in Manhattan. He and his wife Sarah have been generous supporters of the Charles Babbage Institute’s research and archives. The Gartner Group Records that he donated to CBI Archives have already been used by many researchers, reports CBI Director Jeffrey Yost. 
      Burroughs Employee Calisthenics Club engaging in group exercises led by instructor, circa 1910.

      Field of Dreams: Employee benefits in the early tech industry

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      Employee perks, clubs, and interest groups have always been a part of the high tech culture — in a competitive industry, having a robust set of perks and benefits is critical to drawing top talent. And, the ways in which companies treat their employees is indicative of an engaging corporate culture and management approach. But, where does this idea come from?
      Arvid Nelsen

      Workshop promotes preservation of computing history

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      By Arvid Nelsen Archivist, Charles Babbage Institute and Electronic Records Strategist The hush that fell over the room was short-lived. Sample boxes from the collections at...
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      Big Data and Surveillance

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      On Sunday June 16, speaking as a regular panelist on Fox News Sunday, Brit Hume commented that too much "fuss" was being made over...
      digital material sources

      Electronic Records and Digital Archives

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      What do you do with electronic records? This is a question that staff members in Archives and Special Collections have been receiving at an...

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