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The Revenge of the Monsters of Education Technology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
A collection of keynotes and talks delivered throughout 2015, this book explores the history of the future of education technology: its politics, its mythology, and its monsters.
Dungeons & Dreamers (Part I - Free Download)
Price: Free! Words: 29,600. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
Try Part I of Dungeons & Dreamers for free before you buy the book. Our book tells the story of the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today’s digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
The Dead Media Handbook
Price: Free! Words: 216,000. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
From Pigeon Post to Magic Lanterns to the Talking View-Master, this book is a compendium of dead and forgotten media formats.
Insanely Great: The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer that Changed Everything
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 and represented by SterlingLordLit. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
The creation of the Mac in 1984 catapulted America into the digital millennium, captured a fanatic cult audience, and transformed the computer industry into an unprecedented mix of technology, economics, and show business. Now veteran technology writer and Newsweek senior editor Steven Levy zooms in on the great machine and the fortunes of the unique company responsible for its evolution.
Multiflow Computer: A Start-up Odyssey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This story of a computer start-up is centered on Josh Fisher's creation of VLIW architecture and his dream of revolutionizing scientific computing-and his family's living with the excitement as the company emerges as a rising star, then crashes. It is also the story of the group of young scientists who built the computer with joy and esprit de corps-a remarkable adventure for everyone involved.
Reanimation of computer programs
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 21,490. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer literacy, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
This book is about making past programmers software available. To use these past efforts a computer program had to be developed. This program is referred to as BASTRAN: BASic TRANsformer. Attention is paid to the history of the programming language "BASIC". Different versions are discussed, also those used on a desktop computer to develop applications for hand-held devices.