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Free OnLine Dictionary Of Computing
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Triumph of the Nerds (history of personal computers)
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History and Philosophy of Mathematics and Computing

Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics
History of Mathematics announcements (By Subject)
The History of Mathematics
History of Mathematics and Related Fields
MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
History of Science & Science Museums
Philosophy of Science and Mathematics on the Internet
A Brief History of Algebra and Computing: An Eclectic Oxonian View
History of Computing (courtesy of Comp. Sci. Dept. at Virginia Tech)

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The Pi Page
Constants, Periodic Tables, Weights and Measures
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CMU Library's Reference Tools collection