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Technology for Modelling: Electrical Analogies, Engineering Practice, and the Development of Analogue Computing

Technology for Modelling

Electrical Analogies, Engineering Practice, and the Development of Analogue Computing

Springer London (2010)
CA$164.84

This book investigates the technologies, the concepts, and the applications of analog computing. The...

Electronic Value Exchange: Origins of the VISA Electronic Payment System

Electronic Value Exchange

Origins of the VISA Electronic Payment System

Springer London (2011)
CA$134.86

Electronic Value Exchange examines the transformation of the VISA electronic payment system from a...

A Science of Operations: Machines, Logic and the Invention of Programming

A Science of Operations

Machines, Logic and the Invention of Programming

Springer London (2011)
CA$179.82

Today, computers fulfil a dazzling array of roles, a flexibility resulting from the great range of...

Moving Targets: Elliott-Automation and the Dawn of the Computer Age in Britain, 1947 – 67

Moving Targets

Elliott-Automation and the Dawn of the Computer Age in Britain, 1947 – 67

Springer London (2011)
CA$164.84

Moving Targets charts the gradual take-up of Information Technology in Britain, as seen through...

Robert Recorde: Tudor Polymath, Expositor and Practitioner of Computation

Robert Recorde

Tudor Polymath, Expositor and Practitioner of Computation

Springer London (2011)
CA$134.86

The 16th-Century intellectual Robert Recorde is chiefly remembered for introducing the equals sign...

Computers in Swedish Society: Documenting Early Use and Trends

Computers in Swedish Society

Documenting Early Use and Trends

Springer London (2012)
CA$149.85

This book describes and analyzes a project collecting the stories of some 700 people on how...

Hacking Europe: From Computer Cultures to Demoscenes

Hacking Europe

From Computer Cultures to Demoscenes

Springer London (2014)
CA$112.38

This book traces the evolution of European hacker culture: chopping games in Warsaw, hacking...

Calculation and Computation in the Pre-electronic Era: The Mechanical and Electrical Ages
Springer London (2018)
CA$44.94

This book offers an introduction to the history of computing during the ‘first’ (steam) and the...

Making IT Work: A History of the Computer Services Industry

Making IT Work

A History of the Computer Services Industry

The MIT Press (2017)
CA$53.32

The evolution of the multi-billion-dollar computer services industry, from consulting and...

For Fun and Profit: A History of the Free and Open Source Software Revolution

For Fun and Profit

A History of the Free and Open Source Software Revolution

The MIT Press (2017)
CA$46.65

The free and open source software movement, from its origins in hacker culture, through the...