Books in category Computers – History

  • Turing s Vision

    Turing’s Vision
    Chris Bernhardt

    This groundbreaking and powerful theory now forms the basis of computer science. In Turing's Vision, Chris Bernhardt explains the theory, Turing's most important contribution, 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).

  • Retrogame Archeology

    Retrogame Archeology
    John Aycock

    Drawing on extensive research, this book explores the techniques that old computer games used to run on tightly-constrained platforms.

  • 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.

  • History and Philosophy of Computing

    History and Philosophy of Computing
    Fabio Gadducci, Mirko Tavosanis

    This volume constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the Third International Conference on the History and Philosophy of Computing, held in Pisa, Italy in October 2015.

  • Quest for the Quantum Computer

    Quest for the Quantum Computer
    Julian Brown, David Deutsch

    A science journalist reveals the existence of the world's first quantum computer–created by a team of Silicon Valley researchers and able to simultaneously compute all possible solutions to a problem, making it the most powerful computer …

  • Zaklet    e

    Zakletá říše
    Yukari Iwatani Kane

    Kniha Zakletá říše: Apple po smrti Steva Jobse vyvolává protikladné reakce i mezi čtenáři a odbornou veřejností. Na jedné straně hlasitý souhlas, na straně druhé stejně hlasité odmítnutí.

  • 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.

  • 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

    The contentious history of the computer programmers who developed the software that made the computer revolution possible. This is a book about the computer revolution of the mid-twentieth century and the people who made it possible.

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