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  • Leaders in Computingby BCS The Chartered Institute for IT; Donald Knuth; Grady Booch; Linus Torvalds; Steve Wozniak; Vint Cerf; Karen Spärck Jones; Tim Berners-Lee; Jimmy Wales; Stephanie Shirley

    British Informatics Society Limited 2011; US$ 2.99

    Foreword The Art of Computer Programming - Donald Knuth The Mighty Booch ? Grady Booch Talking to Torvalds ? Linus Torvalds Apple to the core - Steve Wozniak Cerf's up ? Vint Cerf Computing's too important to be left to men - Karen Spärck Jones Isn?t it semantic? - Sir Tim Berners-Lee Sharing knowledge - Jimmy Wales... more...

  • Computerby Martin Campbell-Kelly; William Aspray; Nathan Ensmenger; Jeffrey R. Yost

    Westview Press 2013; US$ 8.99

    This history of the computer explores the roots of the industry's development, tracing not only the development of the machine itself--beginning with Charles Babbage's 1833 mechanical prototype--but also chronicling the effects of manufacturing and sales innovations by companies that made the boom possible. more...

  • Meilensteine der Rechentechnikby Herbert Bruderer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    This book presents key milestones in the history of computer technology and the early days of computer science. A focus is placed on the new devices and research findings that have aroused particular attention in past years. Many tables provide a global overview on the earliest digital computers. A multilingual bibliography with over 3,000... more...

  • Pillars of Computingby Gerard O'Regan

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • Coin-Operated Americansby Carly A. Kocurek

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Video gaming: it?s a boy?s world, right? That?s what the industry wants us to think. Why and how we came to comply are what Carly A. Kocurek investigates in this provocative consideration of how an industry?s craving for respectability hooked up with cultural narratives about technology, masculinity, and youth at the video arcade. From the dawn... more...

  • Connecting Womenby Valérie Schafer; Benjamin G. Thierry

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 109.00

    This important volume examines European perspectives on the historical relations that women have maintained with information and communication technologies (ICTs), since the telegraph. Presenting a dialogue which encompasses a diverse selection of transnational and interdisciplinary studies, the text investigates forms of female empowerment, gendered... more...

  • Core Memoryby John Alderman; Dag Spicer; Mark Richards

    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...

  • EDV-Pionierleistungen bei komplexen Anwendungenby Helmut Schröder

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 29.99

    ?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...

  • The New Kingmakersby Stephen O'Grady

    O'Reilly Media 2013; US$ 6.99

    The New Kingmakers documents the rise of the developer class, and provides strategies for companies to adapt to the new technology landscape. From recruiting to retention, it provides a playbook to work more efficiently and effectively with the most important members of your organization. more...