The Friendly Orange Glow

Author: Brian Dear
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 1101871563
Size: 15.11 MB
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Above all, The Friendly Orange Glow at last reveals new perspectives on the origins of social computing and our internet-infatuated world.

The Friendly Orange Glow

Author: Brian Dear
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 1101871555
Size: 62.97 MB
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Documents the story of the 1960s computer program and platform that marked the true beginning of cyberculture, revealing the role of PLATO ideas in inspiring countless technological innovations, from flat-panel wall TVs to multiplayer games ...

Where Wizards Stay Up Late

Author: Matthew Lyon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684872161
Size: 63.95 MB
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Where Wizards Stay Up Late is the exciting story of the pioneers responsible for creating the most talked about, most influential, and most far-reaching communications breakthrough since the invention of the telephone.

Plato And The Nerd

Author: Edward Ashford Lee
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036487
Size: 57.25 MB
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How humans and technology evolve together in a creative partnership.

Making It Work

Author: Jeffrey R. Yost
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026203672X
Size: 80.22 MB
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In this book, Jeffrey Yost shows how computer services, from consulting and programming to data analytics and cloud computing, have played a crucial role in shaping information technology -- in making IT work.

The Chinese Typewriter

Author: Thomas S. Mullaney
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036363
Size: 78.13 MB
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Incompatible with modernity -- Puzzling Chinese -- Radical machines -- What do you call a typewriter with no keys?

Troublemakers

Author: Leslie Berlin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451651503
Size: 49.23 MB
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A narrative history of the Silicon Valley generation that launched five major high-tech industries in seven years details the specific contributions of seven technical pioneers and how they established the foundation for today's tech-driven ...

Who Can You Trust

Author: Rachel Botsman
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241979870
Size: 58.65 MB
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But this isn't the age of distrust - far from it. In this revolutionary book, world-renowned trust expert Rachel Botsman reveals that we are at the tipping point of one of the biggest social transformations in human history.

Eniac In Action

Author: Thomas Haigh
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262033984
Size: 40.26 MB
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This work explores the conception, design, construction, use, and afterlife of ENIAC, the first general purpose digital electronic computer.

The Untold Story Of The Talking Book

Author: Matthew Rubery
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674545443
Size: 25.63 MB
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Matthew Rubery uncovers this story, from Edison to today’s billion-dollar audiobook industry, and breaks from convention by treating audiobooks as a distinctive art form that has profoundly influenced the way we read.