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  • Ada's Legacyby Robin Hammerman; Andrew L. Russell

    Association for Computing Machinery and Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2015; US$ 31.96

    Ada’s Legacy illustrates the depth and diversity of writers, thinkers, and makers who have been inspired by Ada Lovelace, the English mathematician and writer. The volume, which commemorates the bicentennial of Ada’s birth in December 1815, celebrates Lovelace’s many achievements as well as the impact of her life and work, which reverberated widely... more...

  • Responsive Web Design Patternsby Chelsea Myers

    Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 23.99

    Learn how to build your own pattern library and fill it with the most popular responsive web design patterns About This Book: Explore the process of combining responsive patterns together to fit the needs of your own website or project; Organize your projects by creating responsive pattern libraries and manage unruly design systems as they grow; Break... more...

  • Coin-Operated Americansby Carly A. Kocurek

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Video gaming: it’s a boy’s world, right? That’s what the industry wants us to think. Why and how we came to comply are what Carly A. Kocurek investigates in this provocative consideration of how an industry’s craving for respectability hooked up with cultural narratives about technology, masculinity, and youth at the video arcade. From the dawn... more...

  • Connecting Womenby Valérie Schafer; Benjamin G. Thierry

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 89.58

    This important volume examines European perspectives on the historical relations that women have maintained with information and communication technologies (ICTs), since the telegraph. Presenting a dialogue which encompasses a diverse selection of transnational and interdisciplinary studies, the text investigates forms of female empowerment, gendered... more...

  • Communities of Computingby Thomas J. Misa

    Association for Computing Machinery and Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2016; US$ 47.99

    Communities of Computing is the first book-length history of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), founded in 1947 and with a membership today of 100,000 worldwide. It profiles ACM's notable SIGs, active chapters, and individual members, setting ACM's history into a rich social and political context. The book's 12 core chapters are organized... more...

  • From Tool to Partnerby Jonathan Grudin; John M. Carroll

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2017; US$ 39.95

    This is the first comprehensive history of human-computer interaction (HCI). Whether you are a user experience professional or an academic researcher, whether you identify with computer science, human factors, information systems, information science, design, or communication, you can discover how your experiences fit into the expanding field of HCI.... more...

  • Computerby Martin Campbell-Kelly; William Aspray; Nathan Ensmenger; Jeffrey R. Yost

    Avalon Publishing 2013; US$ 18.00

    Computer: A History of the Information Machine traces the history of the computer and shows how business and government were the first to explore its unlimited, information-processing potential. Old-fashioned entrepreneurship combined with scientific know-how inspired now famous computer engineers to create the technology that became IBM. Wartime... more...

  • The Machine in the Ghostby Robin Boast

    Reaktion Books 2017; US$ 24.95

    We live in a digital age, buy and sell in a digital economy, and consume—oh do we consume—digital media. The digital lies at the heart of our contemporary, information-heavy, media-saturated lives, and although we may talk about the digital as a cultural phenomenon, the thing itself—digitality—is often hidden to us, a technology that someone else... more...

  • PoC or GTFOby MANUL Laphroaig

    No Starch Press 2017; US$ 31.99

    This highly anticipated print collection gathers articles published in the much-loved  International Journal of Proof-of-Concept or Get The Fuck Out . PoC||GTFO  follows in the tradition of  Phrack  and  Uninformed  by publishing on the subjects of offensive security research, reverse engineering, and file format internals. Until now, the journal... more...

  • AN/FSQ-7: the computer that shaped the Cold Warby Bernd Ulmann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 91.00

    Das Buch widmet sich AN/FSQ-7, einem der aussergewöhnlichsten und einflussreichsten Digitalrechner aller Zeiten, über den erst in den letzten Jahren (aufgrund von Geheimhaltungsvorschriften) detaillierte Informationen zugänglich wurden. Über einen Zeitraum von über 30 Jahren wurden in den USA 23 Rechenzentren auf Basis von jeweils zwei AN/FSQ-7 betrieben,... more...