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  • Wormby Mark Bowden

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2012; US$ 12.38

    Worm is the gripping story of the 'Conficker' virus- which, since its introduction in November 2008, has infected millions of computers around the world - and the cyber security elites who have joined forces in a high-tech game of cops and robbers to find its creators and defeat them. This dramatic cybercrime story travels from the Ukraine... more...

  • A Brief History of Computingby Gerard O'Regan

    Springer London 2012; US$ 34.95

    Offers a comprehensive account of the history of computing Traces the beginnings of computation from 3000 B.C. through to modern times Includes helpful pedagogical elements such as exercises and chapter summaries Does not require studies in computer science in order to be understood and appreciated more...

  • The Logician and the Engineerby Paul J. Nahin

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    Boolean algebra, also called Boolean logic, is at the heart of the electronic circuitry in everything we use--from our computers and cars, to our kitchen gadgets and home appliances. How did a system of mathematics established in the Victorian era become the basis for such incredible technological achievements a century later? In The Logician and... more...

  • Grace Hopperby Kathleen Broome Williams

    Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 23.95

    When grace Hooper retired as a rear admiral from the U.S. Navy in 1986, she was the first woman restricted line officer to reach flag rank and, at the age of seventy-nine, the oldest serving officer in the Navy. A mathematician by training who became a computer scientist, the eccentric and outspoken Hoper helped propel the Navy into the computer age.... more...

  • i in the Skyby Alison Scammell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.95

    i in the Sky is a collection of essays by more than 40 experts, including such leading writers as Charles Handy, Don Tapscott, and Kevin Warwick, giving their personal vision of the future of information. Information here is given its widest meaning and includes such subjects as the Internet, electronic commerce, cybernetics, robotics, artificial... more...

  • Network Geeksby Brian E Carpenter

    Springer London 2013; US$ 19.99

    An entertaining and accessible account of the creation of the Internet Written from first-hand experience of working on the development of the Internet in Europe Explains the science and technology in simple and easy-to-understand language more...

  • Deep Blueby Monty Newborn

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 119.00

    A comprehensive and authoritative account of the creation, development, and actions of IBM's Deep Blue, a computer that defeated a chess grand master. Book details the AI technology and people involved in this technological triumph of machine over human gaming skills. Specialists and nonspecialists in AI and computer gaming will discover a fascinating... more...

  • Silence, Screen, and Spectacleby Lindsey A. Freeman; Benjamin Nienass; Rachel Daniell

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 90.00

    In an age of information and new media the relationships between remembering and forgetting have changed. This volume addresses the tension between loud and often spectacular histories and those forgotten pasts we strain to hear. Employing social and cultural analysis, the essays within examine mnemonic technologies both new and old, and cover subjects... more...

  • Giants of Computingby Gerard O?Regan

    Springer London 2013; US$ 59.99

    Provides an overview of a selection of individuals who have made important contributions to the field of computing field Presents the key contributions and brief biographical information on figures from a broad range of sub-disciplines and historical periods Highlights the richness of the field of computing, and the wealth of contributions made... more...

  • People, Problems, and Proofsby Richard J. Lipton; Kenneth W. Regan

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 39.99

    This book offers insights into theoretical computer science and mathematics, distilling complex topics into manageable essays that summarize and explain key developments, historical context, and future directions of complexity, computability and algorithms. more...