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Computers; History

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  • Second Bibliographic Guide to the History of Computing, Computers, and the Information Processing Industryby James Cortada

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 75.00

    Complementing the author's 1990 bibliography, A Bibliographic Guide to the History of Computing, Computers, and the Information Processing Industry , this bibliography provides 2,500 new citations, covering all significant literature published since the late 1980s. It includes all aspects of the subject?biographies, company histories, industry studies,... more...

  • Technologyby Andi Diehn

    Nomad Press 2015; US$ 6.75

    Do you listen to music with an MP3 player or read books on a tablet? Do you play multiplayer video games with people on the other side of the world? Do you have a robot cleaning your kitchen? Maybe not yet, but someday! In Technology: Cool Women Who Code , kids in grades four through six learn about the thrilling effort that goes into researching,... more...

  • The Universal Computerby Martin Davis

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 33.95

    The breathtakingly rapid pace of change in computing makes it easy to overlook the pioneers who began it all. Written by Martin Davis, respected logician and researcher in the theory of computation, The Universal Computer: The Road from Leibniz to Turing explores the fascinating lives, ideas, and discoveries of seven remarkable mathematicians. It... more...

  • Computers in Swedish Societyby Per Lundin

    Springer London 2012; US$ 139.00

    This book describes and analyzes a project collecting the stories of some 700 people on how computing transformed Swedish society between 1950 and 1980; explores the interaction of computing with broad transformation in economies, cultures, and societies. more...

  • Der Computer - Mein Lebenswerkby Konrad Zuse; Friedrich L. Bauer; H. Zemanek

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 39.95

    Autobiografie des Computerpioniers Konrad Zuse: "? Für entspannende und erholsame Stunden, informativ und allgemeinbildend, ? genau das, was im Zusammenhang mit dem Thema Computer sehr oft gefragt und verlangt wird... Unser Tipp: Sehr empfehlenswert!" (in: PASCAL) more...

  • Explorations in Quantum Computingby Colin P. Williams

    Springer London 2010; US$ 99.00

    Explorations in Quantum Computing describes quantum computing in simple terms, and describes key technological hurdles that must be overcome in order to make quantum computers a reality. The text includes executable software simulations to illustrate the concepts and material. more...

  • Hacking Europeby Gerard Alberts; Ruth Oldenziel

    Springer London 2014; US$ 109.00

    This book traces the evolution of European hacker culture: chopping games in Warsaw, hacking software in Athens, chaos in Hamburg, producing demos in Turku and partying with computing in Zagreb and Amsterdam. Emphasizes the role of mischief, humor and play. more...

  • Historische Notizen zur Informatikby Friedrich L. Bauer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 29.99

    Der Autor entwickelt unterhaltsam, gleichzeitig mit mathematischer Strenge, zahlreiche Facetten aus der Wissenschaftsgeschichte, die mit den Anfängen der Informatik in Zusammenhang stehen. Die Beiträge sind über viele Jahre im Informatik Spektrum erschienen und werden nun erstmals in einem Buch zusammengefasst. Die Informatik selbst ist eine junge... more...

  • Jacquard's Webby James Essinger

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 16.99

    Jacquard's Web tells one of the greatest untold stories of science: how a hand loom invented in Napoleonic France led to the birth of the modern computer age. James Essinger, a master storyteller, traces the 200-year evolution of Jacquard's idea from the studios of 18th century weavers, through the Industrial Revolution to the development of... more...

  • Moving Targetsby Simon Lavington

    Springer London 2011; US$ 149.00

    Moving Targets charts the gradual take-up of Information Technology in Britain, as seen through the eyes of one innovative company ? Elliott-Automation ? and remembered by those who worked for that company. The story touches on the strategic, technical and economic history of the 1950s and 1960s, through such themes as: secret computers built... more...