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  • Turing's Cathedralby George Dyson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    ?It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,? twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing?s Cathedral , George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, who built one of the first computers... more...

  • The Innovatorsby Walter Isaacson

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 17.99

    Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson?s New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed The Innovators is a ?riveting, propulsive, and at times deeply moving? ( The Atlantic ) story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to... more...

  • Meilensteine der Rechentechnikby Herbert Bruderer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Die Anfänge der Informatik liegen bereits im Dunkeln. In diesem Buch werden ausgewählte Meilensteine der Rechentechnik und der Frühzeit der Informatik vorgestellt. Grundlage dafür sind u. a. Aufsehen erregende Funde von Geräten und Schriften, die in den letzten Jahren gemacht wurden: historische Rechentische, weltgrößte Rechenwalze, weltweit älteste... more...

  • Smarter Than Their Machinesby John Cullinane

    Association for Computing Machinery and Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2014; US$ 47.96

    Smarter Than Their Machines: Oral Histories of the Pioneers of Interactive Computing is based on oral histories archived at the Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota. Included are the oral histories of some key pioneers of the computer industry selected by John that led to interactive computing, such as Richard Bloch, Gene Amdahl, Herbert... more...

  • Pillars of Computingby Gerard O Regan

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 37.54

    This accessible compendium serves as a companion to the title Giants of Computing , examining a collection of significant technology firms that have helped to shape the field of computing and its impact on society. Each company is introduced with a brief account of its history, followed by a concise account of its key contributions. The selection... more...

  • The Software Paradoxby Stephen O'Grady

    O'Reilly Media 2015; US$ 10.99

    Software is more important than ever today and yet its commercial value is steadily declining. Microsoft, for instance, has seen its gross margins decrease for a decade, while startups and corporations alike are distributing free software that would have been worth millions a few years ago. Welcome to the software paradox. In this O?Reilly report,... more...

  • EDV-Pionierleistungen bei komplexen Anwendungenby Helmut Schröder

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 20.73

    ?Das Buch möchte die Leser in die Frühzeit der elektronischen Datenverarbeitung (EDV), nämlich die 50er, 60er und 70er Jahre des vorigen Jahrhunderts führen, an die sich heute noch sehr viele ehemalige EDV-Mitarbeiter ?als Pioniere? gut und wohl auch gern erinnern werden. Wie kann man diese Zeitphase bezeichnen? Es war eine einmalige innovative Phase,... more...

  • Genesis Machinesby Martyn Amos

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    Silicon chips are out. Today's scientists are using real, wet, squishy, living biology to build the next generation of computers. Cells, gels and DNA strands are the 'wetware' of the twenty-first century. Much smaller and more intelligent, these organic computers open up revolutionary possibilities. Tracing the history of computing and revealing... more...

  • Core Memoryby John Alderman; Dag Spicer

    Chronicle Books LLC 2012; US$ 24.99

    An unprecedented combination of computer history and striking images, Core Memory reveals modern technology's evolution through the world's most renowned computer collection, the Computer History Museum in the Silicon Valley. Vivid photos capture these historically important machinesincluding the Eniac, Crays 13, Apple I and IIwhile authoritative... more...

  • Ada's Legacyby Robin Hammerman; Andrew L. Russell

    Association for Computing Machinery and Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2015; US$ 31.96

    Ada?s Legacy illustrates the depth and diversity of writers, thinkers, and makers who have been inspired by Ada Lovelace, the English mathematician and writer. The volume, which commemorates the bicentennial of Ada?s birth in December 1815, celebrates Lovelace?s many achievements as well as the impact of her life and work, which reverberated widely... more...