Jeffrey R. Yost is Associate Director of the Charles Babbage Institute and a faculty member in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at the University of Minnesota. He has a B.A. from Macalester College, M.B.A. from University of Minnesota, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Case Western Reserve University (History of Technology and Science). He is a past Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Annals of the History of Computing and has published multiple books and dozens of scholarly articles on the business, technical, social, and cultural history of computing and software.
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