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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...

  • Electronic Dreamsby Tom Lean

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    How did computers invade the homes and cultural life of 1980s Britain? Remember the ZX Spectrum? Ever have a go at programming with its stretchy rubber keys? How about the BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, or Commodore 64? Did you marvel at the immense galaxies of Elite , master digital kung-fu in Way of the Exploding Fist or lose yourself in the... more...

  • Participation in Computingby William Aspray

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 67.14

    This book provides a history of the efforts of the US National Science Foundation to broaden participation in computing. The book briefly discusses the early history of the NSF's involvement with education and workforce issues. It then turns to two programs outside the computing directorate (the ADVANCE program and the Program on Women and Girls) that... more...

  • Women and Underrepresented Minorities in Computingby William Aspray

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 100.72

    This text examines in detail the issue of the underrepresentation of women, African Americans, American Indians, and Hispanics in the computing disciplines in the U.S. The work reviews the underlying causes, as well as the efforts of various nonprofit organizations to correct the situation, in order to both improve social equity and address the shortage... more...

  • History and Philosophy of Computingby Fabio Gadducci; Mirko Tavosanis

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.52

    This volume constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the Third International Conference on the History and Philosophy of Computing, held in Pisa, Italy in October 2015. The 18 full papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from the 30 papers presented at the conference. They cover topics ranging from the... more...

  • Reckoning with Matterby Matthew L. Jones

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    From Blaise Pascal in the 1600s to Charles Babbage in the first half of the nineteenth century, inventors struggled to create the first calculating machines. All failed?but that does not mean we cannot learn from the trail of ideas, correspondence, machines, and arguments they left behind.   In Reckoning with Matter , Matthew L. Jones draws... more...

  • The Eudaemonic Pieby Thomas A Bass

    Open Road Distribution 2017; US$ 9.99

    The Eudaemonic Pie is the bizarre true story of how a band of physicists and computer wizards took on Las Vegas. more...

  • Machines of the Mindby James Essinger

    Melville House 2018; US$ 22.99

    The first biography of the "father of the computer" in nearly 20 years. Charles Babbage was a visionary inventor, mathematician, engineer, and philosopher and the center of the Victorian London social world. A fascinating narrative of the extraordinary mind behind the computer as we know it, this is also the first book to fully explore the iconic... more...

  • F'D Companiesby Philip J. Kaplan

    Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 15.95

    Not long ago, the world was awash with venture capital in search of the next Yahoo! or Amazon.com. No product, no experience, no technology, no business plan -- no problem. You could still get $40 million from investors to start up your dot-com. And you could get people to work around the clock for stock options and the promise of millions. Then, around... more...

  • World War 3.0by Ken Auletta

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.95

    The Internet Revolution, like all great industrial changes, has made the world's elephantine media companies tremble that their competitors-whether small and nimble mice or fellow elephants-will get to new terrain first and seize its commanding heights. In a climate in which fear and insecurity are considered healthy emotions, corporate violence becomes... more...