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- Melville House 2014; US$ 25.95
?Readers are treated to an intimate portrait of Lovelace?s short but significant life along with an abbreviated history of 19th-century high-society London." ? New Criterion Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer program was named ?Ada,? after Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of the eighteenth century?s version... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 35.00
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...
- Graywolf Press 2014; US$ 15.99
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...
- Packt Publishing 2014; US$ 29.99
- Packt Publishing 2014; US$ 25.99
A task-based guide that provides solutions to real-world test automation problems. This book is intended for web development professionals who want to integrate PhantomJS into their development and testing workflows. If you are a web developer looking to run automated unit tests while you work, or perhaps you are a QA engineer looking for a fast test... more...
- 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...
- Quercus 2014; US$ 11.99
From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg is a clear-eyed history of one of the most central, and yet most taken-for-granted, features of modern life: the internet. Once a technological novelty and now the very plumbing of the Information Age, the internet is something we have learned to take largely for granted. So, how exactly has our society become so dependent... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 37.50
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...
- Westview Press 2013; US$ 29.99
This history of the computer explores the roots of the industry's development, tracing not only the development of the machine itself--beginning with Charles Babbage's 1833 mechanical prototype--but also chronicling the effects of manufacturing and sales innovations by companies that made the boom possible. more...