Title suggestions for a history of computer science mini web series?!

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Bits and PCs
Said like "bits and pieces"

Other "Bits" titles:

Bits to Bytes and Beyond

Bits of Complexity/Computation

  • Ada and Friends
  • History of Code
  • Byte-sized History
  • Big O(ral) History
  • Machine History
  • Threads in Time
  • History Compiled
  • GOTO: A history of Code
  • Hard-coded History
  • While True History

OOOOH BYTE-SIZED HISTORY! love that

+1 for History Compiled

if it doesn't get used I'm going to totally steal it at some point...

Here are some ideas based on how far back you want to go:

Antikythera:
Complexity solved, ancient to modern

Mechanical Turk:
Fraud to God machines

Punch cards / mechanical calculators:
IO, from gears to Alpha Go

Ooh! Thanks for suggesting topics. I was actually looking for ideas on a title encompass a series that consists of topics similar to the ones you suggested!

DEVHistory | History of Computer Science: From Lovelace to Linux

Everyone's mind is immediately going to puns. I usually do the same, but I actually don't think there's much wrong with The history of computer science: a mini web series.

What about Hello World! ?

I think these two words can represent much about computer science.
And you can add something else to it to sound it better...

.history

(can't believe no one has suggested this so far)

I would seriously ask some non programmer friends, maybe they come up with names that surprise you!

For example, if it were a geology mini web series I would call it: "Such things we're all made of" which is also a straight up rip off from Shakespeare's The Tempest

Well, I'm bad at naming stuff :D

The Rise and Fall of Proprietary Hardware

This suggestion didn't get nearly as much love as it deserves. It's an excellent title.

"Show All History" / "Show Full History", that's what Safari/Chrome call their menu bar entries and it find it quite fitting.

Lookbehind

The Turing Tapes

Processing History

Automata

Abstractions

The Pseudocode

Bottom Up History

History Stand-up

History Points

The Origin of Computer Science

Fact or Myth: CS

What about -
"Bits, bytes and bots: The history of computer science"

Thought of another one -

Bytes, bits and boots: The history of CS

I think Computer Science: the history or Computer Science through the years would be good titles

They let you know exactly what you will get :)

A(da) to Z(uckerberg): A Random Walk through CS history

PS. My point being it's a good time to put the spotlight on the people (especially hidden figures) and not just the tech.

Ummm, how about just "History of Computer Science"? :-)

"Turing Through Computer Science History with some Lovelaced In" - my terrible pun recommendation.

The journey of 0 & 1 to 0 - 1

To show how we have moved from binary to quantum computing

DEV | Bits and Bots: A history of computer science (Mini web series)

Title: One's & Zero's

Subtitle: a brief history of computer science

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