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  • Steve Jobsby Walter Isaacson

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 12.99

    FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING BIOGRAPHIES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND ALBERT EINSTEIN, THIS IS THE EXCLUSIVE BIOGRAPHY OF STEVE JOBS. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written... more...

  • The Innovatorsby Walter Isaacson

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • Leaders in Computingby BCS The Chartered Institute for IT; Donald Knuth; Grady Booch; Linus Torvalds; Steve Wozniak; Vint Cerf; Karen Spärck Jones; Tim Berners-Lee; Jimmy Wales; Stephanie Shirley

    British Informatics Society Limited 2011; US$ 4.99

    This collection of interviews provides a fascinating insight into the thoughts and ideas of influential figures from the world of IT and computing, such as Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Donald Knuth, Linus Torvalds, Jimmy Wales and Steve Wozniak. It gives an excellent overview of important developments in this diverse field over recent years. more...

  • The Software Paradoxby Stephen O'Grady

    O'Reilly Media 2015; US$ 10.99

    Software is more important than ever today and yet its commercial value is steadily declining. Microsoft, for instance, has seen its gross margins decrease for a decade, while startups and corporations alike are distributing free software that would have been worth millions a few years ago. Welcome to the software paradox. In this O’Reilly report,... more...

  • Pillars of Computingby Gerard O'Regan

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 42.81

    This accessible compendium serves as a companion to the title Giants of Computing , examining a collection of significant technology firms that have helped to shape the field of computing and its impact on society. Each company is introduced with a brief account of its history, followed by a concise account of its key contributions. The selection... more...

  • Calculation and Computation in the Pre-electronic Eraby Aristotle Tympas

    Springer London 2018; US$ 103.99

    This book offers an introduction to the history of computing during the ‘first’ (steam) and the ‘second’ (electricity) industrial revolution. It starts with the origins of the industrial revolution and stops at the emergence of electronic computing, which for many historians signifies the end of the industrial society and the beginning of a post-industrial... more...

  • EDV-Pionierleistungen bei komplexen Anwendungenby Helmut Schröder

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 23.64

    ​Das Buch möchte die Leser in die Frühzeit der elektronischen Datenverarbeitung (EDV), nämlich die 50er, 60er und 70er Jahre des vorigen Jahrhunderts führen, an die sich heute noch sehr viele ehemalige EDV-Mitarbeiter „als Pioniere“ gut und wohl auch gern erinnern werden. Wie kann man diese Zeitphase bezeichnen? Es war eine einmalige innovative Phase,... more...

  • The New Kingmakersby Stephen O'Grady

    O'Reilly Media 2013; US$ 6.99

    The New Kingmakers documents the rise of the developer class, and provides strategies for companies to adapt to the new technology landscape. From recruiting to retention, it provides a playbook to work more efficiently and effectively with the most important members of your organization. more...

  • Genesis Machinesby Martyn Amos

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    Silicon chips are out. Today's scientists are using real, wet, squishy, living biology to build the next generation of computers. Cells, gels and DNA strands are the 'wetware' of the twenty-first century. Much smaller and more intelligent, these organic computers open up revolutionary possibilities. Tracing the history of computing and revealing... more...

  • Meilensteine der Rechentechnikby Herbert Bruderer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Die Anfänge der Informatik liegen bereits im Dunkeln. In diesem Buch werden ausgewählte Meilensteine der Rechentechnik und der Frühzeit der Informatik vorgestellt. Grundlage dafür sind u. a. Aufsehen erregende Funde von Geräten und Schriften, die in den letzten Jahren gemacht wurden: historische Rechentische, weltgrößte Rechenwalze, weltweit älteste... more...