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  • It Began with Babbageby Subrata Dasgupta

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49

    A complete and accessible history of computer science, beginning with Charles Babbage in 1819. more...

  • Technologyby Andi Diehn

    Nomad Press 2015; US$ 6.99

    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...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Origins and Foundations of Computingby Heinz Nixdorf Museums Forum; Friedrich L. Bauer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 59.99

    The book examines how intellectual developments in logic and mathematics were gradually matched by technical solutions in first mechanics and then electronics, and how the resulting machines found application in engineering, science and business.The author was among the pioneers of computing science, and he offers a personal and distinctive view of... more...

  • Technology for Modellingby Charles Care

    Springer London 2010; US$ 123.54

    This book investigates the technologies, the concepts, and the applications of analog computing. The book suggests a new interpretation of the history of analog computing, and argues that analog computing can be thought of as a modeling technology. more...

  • Moving Targetsby Simon Lavington

    Springer London 2011; US$ 123.54

    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...

  • Robert Recordeby John Jack W. Williams

    Springer London 2011; US$ 101.08

    The 16th-Century intellectual Robert Recorde is chiefly remembered for introducing the equals sign into algebra, yet the greater significance of his work is often overlooked. This book details the man, his achievements and his historical importance. more...

  • Computers in Swedish Societyby Per Lundin

    Springer London 2012; US$ 112.31

    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...

  • Explorations in Quantum Computingby Colin P. Williams

    Springer London 2010; US$ 80.75

    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...