Books in category Computers – History

  • Charles Babbage

    Charles Babbage
    Anthony Hyman

    This book discusses the career of Charles Babbage (1791-1871), British advocate of the systematic use of science in industry and creator of machines that were precursors of the modern computer.

  • Digital Universe

    Digital Universe
    Peter B. Seel

    This is more than a how-to book, it is an empowering tour of the digital universe offering critical observations and new perspectives on human communication and intelligence.

  • Turing s Vision

    Turing’s Vision
    Chris Bernhardt

    Turing's fascinating and remarkable theory, which now forms the basis of computer science, explained for the general reader.

  • From Tool to Partner

    From Tool to Partner
    Jonathan Grudin

    This is the first comprehensive history of human-computer interaction (HCI).

  • History of Nordic Computing 4

    History of Nordic Computing 4
    Christian Gram, Per Rasmussen, Søren Duus Østergaard

    This book constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the 4th IFIP WG 9.7 Conference on the History of Nordic Computing, HiNC 4, held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in August 2014.

  • Database of Dreams

    Database of Dreams
    Rebecca Lemov

    Recording their dreams, stories, and innermost thoughts in a vast database, Kaplan envisioned future researchers accessing the data through the cutting-edge Readex machine.

  • Web 2 0

    Web 2.0
    Henrique Antoun

    A Web 2.0 e sua explosão participativa são, hoje, o vivo convite para a decifração da relevância social da comunicação distribuída e sua nova era.

  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs
    Walter Isaacson

    Draws on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs, as well as interviews with family members, friends, competitors, and colleagues to offer a look at the co-founder and leading creative force behind the Apple computer company.

  • The Computer Boys Take Over

    The Computer Boys Take Over
    Nathan L. Ensmenger

    This is a book about the computer revolution of the mid-twentieth century and the people who made it possible.

  • Inside the Machine Art and Invention in the Electronic Age

    Inside the Machine: Art and Invention in the Electronic Age
    Megan Prelinger

    But, as cultural historian Megan Prelinger explores here, the history of electronics in the twentieth century is not only a history of scientific discoveries carried out in laboratories across America.

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