Fred Butzen

Fred Butzen is a technical writer for a publisher of computer languages and operating systems.

Latest by Fred Butzen in Chronicles

  • April 1988

    Jerry-Built America

    The year 1986 marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig Mies, the man who, under the name of Mies van der Rohe, did the most to shape modern American architecture.

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  • May 1987

    Talk to Me

    The last 20 years have seen the proliferation of a machine that stores, organizes, and retrieves information: the computer. It can perform repetitive tasks without error or fatigue, analyze problems too complex for the human brain, and collate great quantities of information.

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  • A Civic Proposal
    February 1987

    A Civic Proposal

    The year 1986 marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig Mïes van der Rohe. Mr. Mïes (the plumage "van der Rohe" was invented by him well into his career) is considered by many to be the most influential architect of this century.

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