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  • F'D Companiesby Philip J. Kaplan

    Simon & Schuster 2002; Not Available

    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...

  • F'D Companiesby Philip J. Kaplan

    Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 11.99

    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...

  • The Innovatorsby Walter Isaacson

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 9.99

    Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson?s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens. What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs... more...

  • Looking Back and Going Forward in ITby Jean-Pierre Corniou

    Wiley 2013; US$ 97.95

    This book places IT in perspective by tracing its development through time, covering its origins in business, the massive expansion of the role of IT at the end of the 20th century, the growth of the internet, and the successes and failures of companies involved in this development. Despite its ubiquity in the modern world, the author highlights that... more...

  • Turing's Cathedralby George Dyson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 12.99

    ?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...

  • Geek Sublimeby Vikram Chandra

    Graywolf Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    The nonfiction debut from the author of the international bestseller Sacred Games about the surprising overlap between writing and computer coding Vikram Chandra has been a computer programmer for almost as long as he has been a novelist. In this extraordinary new book, his first work of nonfiction, he searches for the connections between the... more...

  • Inside Ciscoby Ed Paulson

    Wiley 2002; US$ 57.95

    An insider reveals the core strategies behind Cisco's phenomenal success Most savvy business observers agree that the major component in Cisco's phenomenal growth has been their unwavering commitment to expanding their product line through aggressive acquisitions. Since 1995, the "New Goliath," as Cisco is known throughout the business and finance... more...

  • Hackersby Paul Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    The practice of computer hacking is increasingly being viewed as a major security dilemma in Western societies, by governments and security experts alike. Using a wealth of material taken from interviews with a wide range of interested parties such as computer scientists, security experts and hackers themselves, Paul Taylor provides a uniquely revealing... more...

  • What the Dormouse Saidby John Markoff

    Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 12.99

    Most histories of the personal computer industry focus on technology or business. John Markoff?s landmark book is about the culture and consciousness behind the first PCs?the culture being counter? and the consciousness expanded, sometimes chemically. It?s a brilliant evocation of Stanford, California, in the 1960s and ?70s, where a group of visionaries... more...

  • Informatikforschung in Deutschland (German Edition)by Bernd Reuse; Roland Vollmar

    Springer 2008; US$ 29.99

    Die Entwicklung der Informatikforschung in Deutschland im Zeitraum vom "Ersten DV-Programm" bis zum Förderprogramm "IT-Forschung 2006" wird ausführlich erläutert. Dabei kann man vier thematisch abgrenzbare Forschungsphasen unterscheiden, die zeitlich in etwa den 70er-, 80er-, 90er-Jahren und den ersten Jahren im neuen Jahrhundert entsprechen. Schwerpunkt... more...