August 31, 2020 | 09:30

Working in your Homeoffice - Part II

Terminal Server - A look back The second part of the home office series is about terminalservers. The concept is quite old and we can’t avoid a short excursion into the past: It leads us back to the late 40s and 50s of the last century right to the beginnings of computer history. Computing time on such huge Von-Neumann-Computers1 was limited, very expensive and of course sometimes secret. Without going too much into details, I recommend the book by Kai Schlieter “Die Herrschaftsformel”2, which shows the developmental trajectories of computer science, defence technology, cybernetics and public relations. Read more

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