slide rule or a bigger one or more virtual slide rules
how to

what patterns can we see in the human history of technological change:

computer liberation (p. 212)-not practical but rather a radical idea

larger issues here:
how is the internet transforming society

microcomputer revolution

what were the early markets for personal computers--what developments made computers useful to more people

history of the internet

because of the way the internet is organized it cannot be centrally controlled (though some countries try with some success)
very quickly you had communities with their own social customs
what are the impacts of robots and computers on our community lives

Google groups and Netscan