The Evolution Of Computer Technology

Author: HAQ. KAMAR
Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica
ISBN: 1538302845
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Today it seems that computers occupy every single space in life. This book traces the evolution of computers from the humble beginnings as simple calculators up to the modern day jack-of-all trades devices like the iPhone. Readers will learn about how computers evolved from humongous military-issue refrigerators to the spiffy, delicate, and intriguing devices that many modern people feel they can't live without anymore. Readers will also discover the historical significance of computers, and their pivotal roles in World War II, the Space Race, and the emergence of modern Western powers.

A History Of Computing Technology

Author: Michael Roy Williams
Publisher: Wiley-IEEE Computer Society Pr
ISBN:
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This revised edition of the popular reference and textbook outlines the historical developments in computing technology. It explains and describes historical aspects of calculation with an emphasis on the physical devices used in different times to aid people in their attempts at automating the process of arithmetic.

Pervasive Cloud Computing Technologies Future Outlooks And Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Author: Grandinetti, Lucio
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466646845
Size: 37.35 MB
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Technology trends may come and go, but cloud computing technologies have been gaining consideration in the commercial world due to its ability to provide on-demand access to resources, control the software environment, and supplement existing systems. Pervasive Cloud Computing Technologies: Future Outlooks and Interdisciplinary Perspectives explores the latest innovations with cloud computing and the impact of these new models and technologies. This book will present case studies and research on the future of cloud computing technologies and its ability to increase connectivity of various entities of the world. It is an essential resource for technology practitioners, engineers, managers, and academics aiming to gain the knowledge of these novel and pervasive technologies.

Shaping A Digital World

Author: Derek C. Schuurman
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830827137
Size: 45.12 MB
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Building on the work of Jacques Ellul, Marshall McLuhan and Neil Postman, as well as a wide range of Reformed thinkers, Derek Schuurman provides a brief theology of technology—rooted in the Reformed tradition and oriented around the grand themes of creation, fall, redemption and new creation.

Leonardo S Laptop

Author: Ben Shneiderman
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262692991
Size: 13.29 MB
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Using the inspiration of Leonardo da Vinci to build a new, humanistic computing that focuses on users' needs and goals.

How Computers Work

Author: Ron White
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 078974984X
Size: 25.11 MB
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Explains the structure and functions of microprocessors, hard drives, disk drives, tape drives, keyboards, CD-ROM, multimedia sound and video, serial ports, mice, modems, scanners, LANs, and printers.

Milestones In Computer Science And Information Technology

Author: Edwin D. Reilly
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781573565219
Size: 80.29 MB
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Contains over 650 entries detailing the evolution of computing, including companies, machines, developments, inventions, parts, languages, and theories.

Dictionary Of Computer Science Engineering And Technology

Author: Philip A. Laplante
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849326912
Size: 70.73 MB
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A complete lexicon of technical information, the Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering, and Technology provides workable definitions, practical information, and enhances general computer science and engineering literacy. It spans various disciplines and industry sectors such as: telecommunications, information theory, and software and hardware systems. If you work with, or write about computers, this dictionary is the single most important resource you can put on your shelf. The dictionary addresses all aspects of computing and computer technology from multiple perspectives, including the academic, applied, and professional vantage points. Including more than 8,000 terms, it covers all major topics from artificial intelligence to programming languages, from software engineering to operating systems, and from database management to privacy issues. The definitions provided are detailed rather than concise. Written by an international team of over 80 contributors, this is the most comprehensive and easy-to-read reference of its kind. If you need to know the definition of anything related to computers you will find it in the Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering, and Technology.

Fuzzy Logic

Author: Daniel Mcneill
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671875353
Size: 65.10 MB
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Explains the concept of fuzzy logic, tells how it was developed in the United States, but only exploited in Japan so far, and describes products of the future that will feature fuzzy logic