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  • Intertwingledby Douglas R. Dechow; Daniele C. Struppa

    Springer International Publishing 2015; Not Available

    This engaging volume celebrates the life and work of Theodor Holm ?Ted? Nelson, a pioneer and legendary figure from the history of early computing. Presenting contributions from world-renowned computer scientists and figures from the media industry, the book delves into hypertext, the docuverse, Xanadu, and other products of Ted Nelson?s unique mind.... more...

  • Open Source for the Enterpriseby Dan Woods; Gautam Guliani

    O'Reilly Media 2005; US$ 21.99

    Open source software is changing the world of Information Technology. But making it work for your company is far more complicated than simply installing a copy of Linux. If you are serious about using open source to cut costs, accelerate development, and reduce vendor lock-in, you must institutionalize skills and create new ways of working. You must... more...

  • Steve Jobsby Walter Isaacson

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 10.00

    FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING BIOGRAPHIES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND ALBERT EINSTEIN, THIS IS THE EXCLUSIVE BIOGRAPHY OF STEVE JOBS. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years?as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues?Walter Isaacson has written... more...

  • When Computers Were Humanby David Alan Grier

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 41.95

    Before Palm Pilots and iPods, PCs and laptops, the term "computer" referred to the people who did scientific calculations by hand. These workers were neither calculating geniuses nor idiot savants but knowledgeable people who, in other circumstances, might have become scientists in their own right. When Computers Were Human represents the first... more...

  • A Brief History of Cryptology and Cryptographic Algorithmsby John F. Dooley

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99

    The science of cryptology is made up of two halves. Cryptography is the study of how to create secure systems for communications. Cryptanalysis is the study of how to break those systems. The conflict between these two halves of cryptology is the story of secret writing. For over two thousand years governments, armies, and now individuals have wanted... more...

  • Carl Adam Petriby Einar Smith

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 29.99

    Der Autor präsentiert Leben, Werk und Wirken eines der weltweit bekanntesten deutschen Informatiker: Carl Adam Petri. Die Stadien seiner Entwicklung sind lebendig und kurzweilig beschrieben, gehen aber so weit in die Tiefe, dass der Leser ein gutes Verständnis für die Hintergründe von Petris wichtigstem Beitrag zur Informatik bekommt, die nach ihm... more...

  • Creating the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vegaby Sir Clive Sinclair; Paul Andrews; Chris Smith

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 5.99

    Creating the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega describes how the four founders of Retro Computers came together to create a unique games console: the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega.Sir Clive Sinclair, the world famous inventor, caused a technological revolution in the early 1980s when he launched the ZX Spectrum, a low-cost colour home computer that found its way... more...

  • Cybernetic Governmentby Benjamin Seibel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Entlang derdrei kybernetischen Schlüsselbegriffe Kommunikation, Kalkulation und Kontrollerekonstruiert Benjamin Seibels historische Studie die Genese eines politischenRegelungswissens, das in den militärischen Forschungslabors des ZweitenWeltkriegs seinen Ausgang nimmt und sich in den Aktualisierungen digitaler Technologienbis in unsere Gegenwart... more...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 39.99

    Der erste funktionsfähige Computer wurde von Konrad Zuse gebaut. Er war 1941 betriebsbereit. Der Erfinder dieser ersten vollautomatischen, programmgesteuerten, frei programmierbaren, in binärer Gleitpunktzahlrechnung arbeitenden Rechenanlage wäre am 22. Juni 2010 hundert Jahre alt geworden. In diesem Buch erzählt er die Geschichte seines Lebens, das... more...

  • Digital Mediaby Megan A. Winget; William Aspray

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 59.99

    There has been an explosion in the creation and use of digital media over the past quarter century and in particular over the past decade. This book carefully examines multiple aspects of digital media from the different perspectives of some of the top scholars in the field. Organized into four parts, Digital Media looks at the preservation... more...