The Best of Creative Computing Volume 2 (published 1977)

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About the Editor (About David Ahl)

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Artist and Computer
Basic Computer Games: Microcomputer Edition
Be a Computer Literate
The Best of Byte
The Best of Creative Computing, Volume 1
The Best of Creative Computing, Volume 3
The Colossal Computer Cartoon Book
Computer Coin Games
Katie and the Computer
More Basic Computer Games
Problems for Computer Solution, Student Edition
Problems for Computer Solution, Teacher Edition



David Ahl has a BEE from Cornell University, MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University
and has done further work in educational psychology at the University of

Two years in the Army Security Agency were followed by four years with
Management Science Associates working on computer models and analysis of new
consumer products.  He conintued work in computer analysis (of vocational
education graduates) with Educational Systems Research Institute.

He joined Digital Equipment Corporation in early 1970. As Education Product Line
Manager he formulated the concept of an educational computer system consisting
of hardware, software, and courseware (EduSystem) and helped guide DEC into a
leading position in the education market.

Mr. Ahl joined AT&T in 1974 as Education Marketing Manager and was later
promoted to Manager of Marketing Communications where he was responsible for the
development of sales promotional strategies and materials for the Bell System. 
Concurrent with this move, he started Creative Computing as a hobby in late

As Creative Computing grew, Mr. Ahl left AT&T in 1978 to devote full time to it.
 Creative Computing magazine today is number 1 in software and applications for
small computers and a Ieader in publishing books, cassette and disk software,
and related materials.

Mr. Ahl is the author of 6 books and over 70 articles on the use of computers. 
He is a frequent lecturer and workshop leader at colleges and professional
conferences.  He is a member of ACM, AEDS, AERA, COSMEP and NCTM.

Third Printing November 1979

ISBN 0-916688-U3-8
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 76-438v.2
Printed in the United States of America
Copyright © 1977 by Creative Computing
All rights reserved.


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