Michael
S. Mahoney
Articles on the History of Computing

"The
History of Computing in the History of Technology", Annals of
the
History of Computing 10(1988), 113125 [pdf]

"Cybernetics
and Information Technology", in R.C. Olby et al. (eds.), Companion
to the History of Modern Science (London/New York: Routledge,
Chapman
& Hall, 1989), Chap. 34

"The
Roots of Software Engineering", CWI Quarterly, 3,4(1990),
32534
[pdf]

"Computers
and Mathematics: The Search for a Discipline of Computer Science",
in J. Echeverria, A. Ibarra and T. Mormann (eds.), The Space of
Mathematics
(Berlin/New York: De Gruyter, 1992), 34761

"Issues
in the History of Computing", in Thomas J. Bergin and Rick G.
Gibson
(eds.), History
of Programming Languages II (NY: ACM Press, 1996), 77281
 "What
Makes History?", ibid., pp. 8312 [pdf]

"Computer Science: The Search for a Mathematical Theory", in John
Krige
and Dominique Pestre (eds.), Science
in the 20th Century (Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers,
1997),
Chap. 31

"Mathematics
and Computing at Princeton in the 1950s", English original of
"Princeton
explore le nouveau calcul", Les Cahiers de Science & Vie,
No.
53 (October 1999), pp. 1419

"The
Structures of Computation", in Raul Rojas and Ulf Hashagen (eds.),
The
First Computers  History
and Architectures (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000)

"Boys'
Toys and Women's Work: Feminism Engages Software", in Angela N.H.
Creager,
Elizabeth Lunbeck, and Londa Schiebinger (eds.), Feminism
in Twentieth Century Science, Technology and Medicine
(Chicago:
University of Chicago Press, 2001), Chap. 9

"Software:
The SelfProgramming Machine", in Atsushi Akera and Frederik
Nebeker
(eds.), From
0 to 1: An Authoritative History of Modern Computing (New
York: Oxford U.P., 2002)

Software
as Science  Science as Software, and Probing
the Elephant: How do the Parts Fit Together?, in Ulf
Hashagen,
Reinhard KeilSlawik, and Arthur Norberg (eds.) History
of Computing: Software Issues (Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2002);
presented at the International
Conference on the History of Computing 2000 at the Heinz Nixdorf
MuseumsForum,
Paderborn, Germany, 57 April 2000.

"In
Our Own Image: Creating the Computer", in Ida Stamhuis, Teun
Koetsier,
and Kees de Pater (eds), The Changing Image of the Sciences (Dordrecht:
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002)

"Finding
a
History for Software Engineering", Annals of the History of
Computing 26,1(2004), 819 (Preprint version, with
illustrations)
 "The
Histories of Computing(s)", a lecture in the series "Digital
Scholarship, Digital Culture", at the Centre for Computing in the
Humanities, King's
College, London, 18 March 2004; published version in
Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 30,2(June, 2005) [pdf]

"What Was the Question?
The
Origins of the Theory of Computation", in Using
History to Teach Computer Science and Related Disciplines
(Selected Papers from a Workshop Sponsored by
Computing Research Association
with Funding from the National Science Foundation)
ed. Atsushi Akera and William Aspray (Washington, DC: Computing
Research
Association, 2004), 225232.
 "The
Structures of Computation and the Mathematical Structure of Nature",
a paper delivered at the 21st International Workshop on the History and
Philosophy of Science, "The Origins and Nature of Computation", Tel
Aviv and Jerusalem, 16 June 2006; to appear in The
Rutherford Journal 3(2008).

"What
Makes the History of Software Hard and Why It Matters", preprint of
paper delivered to the workshop on "Method and Didactic Challenges of
the
History of Informatics", University of Klagenfurt, 12 April 2007; to
appear in Annals of the History of Computing 30,3(2008).