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  • A Joosr Guide to... The Innovators by Walter Isaacsonby Joosr

    Joosr Ltd 2015; US$ 2.06

    In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com.... more...

  • Retrogame Archeologyby John Aycock

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.91

    Drawing on extensive research, this book explores the techniques that old computer games used to run on tightly-constrained platforms. Retrogame developers faced incredible challenges of limited space, computing power, rudimentary tools, and the lack of homogeneous environments. Using examples from over 100 retrogames, this book examines the clever... more...

  • Introduction to the History of Computingby Gerard O'Regan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 49.88

    Tracing the story of computing from Babyloniancounting boards to smartphones, this inspiring textbook provides a conciseoverview of the key events in the history of computing, together withdiscussion exercises to stimulate deeper investigation into this fascinatingarea. Features: provides chapter introductions, summaries, key topics, and reviewquestions;... more...

  • Guide to Discrete Mathematicsby Gerard O'Regan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 49.88

    This stimulating textbook presents a broad and accessible guide to the fundamentals of discrete mathematics, highlighting how the techniques may be applied to various exciting areas in computing. The text is designed to motivate and inspire the reader, encouraging further study in this important skill. Features: provides an introduction to the building... more...

  • International Communities of Invention and Innovationby Arthur Tatnall; Christopher Leslie

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 74.30

    This book contains revised selected papers presented at the IFIP WG 9.7 International Conference on the History of Computing, HC 2016, held in Brooklyn, NY, USA, in May 2016. The 13 full papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers cover a wide range of topics related to the history of... 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...

  • Inside Ciscoby Ed Paulson

    Wiley 2002; US$ 65.00 US$ 56.99

    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...

  • History of Computing in Educationby J.A.N. Lee; John Impagliazzo

    Springer US 2006; US$ 138.36

    This work derives from a conference discussing the history of computing in education. This conference is the first of hopefully a series of conferences that will take place within the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and hence, we describe it as the First Conference on the History of Computing in Education (HCE1). These proceedings... more...

  • Guanxi (The Art of Relationships)by Robert Buderi; Gregory T. Huang

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 19.99

    Half a world away from the calm beauty of Puget Sound, there's a lab where Bill Gates's software dreams come true . . . . So begins Guanxi , the compelling on-the-scenes tale of the allure of China today -- and of a unique partnership between the world's most famous capitalist and the world's largest communist nation that showcases what it takes... more...