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The Chinese Typewriter: A History (The MIT Press)
By MIT
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ean: 9780262036368, isbn: 9780262036368,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 200 reviews
Chinese writing is character based, the one major world script that is neither alphabetic nor syllabic. Through the years, the Chinese written language encountered presumed alphabetic universalism in the form of Morse Code, Braille, stenography, Linotype, punch cards, word processing, and other systems developed with the Latin alphabet in mind. This book is about those encounters -- in particular thousands of Chinese characters versus the typewriter and its QWERTY keyboard. Thomas Mullaney


Hands-On Bitcoin Programming with Python: Build powerful online payment centric applications with Python
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ean: 9781789537000, isbn: 9781789537000,

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Simplified Python programming for Bitcoin and blockchainKey FeaturesBuild Bitcoin applications in Python with the help of simple examplesMine Bitcoins, program Bitcoin-enabled APIs and transaction graphs, and build trading botsAnalyze Bitcoin transactions and produce visualizations using Python data analysis toolsBook DescriptionBitcoin is a cryptocurrency that’s changing the face of online payments. Hands-On Bitcoin Programming with Python teaches you to build software applications for


Key Element Guide Itil Service Transition: Aligned to the 2011 Editions
By imusti
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ean: 9780113313624, isbn: 0113313624,

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The Dream Machine: J.C.R. Licklider and the Revolution That Made Computing Personal
By Penguin Books
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sku: 2030594169, ean: 9780142001356, isbn: 014200135X,

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While most people may not be familiar with the name J. C. R. Licklider, he was the guiding spirit behind the greatest revolution of the modern era. At a time when most computers were big, ponderous mainframes, he envisioned them as desktop tools that could empower individuals, foster creativity, and allow the sharing of information all over the world. Working from an obscure office in the depths of the Pentagon, he set in motion the forces that could make his vision real. Writing with the same


Colossus: The secrets of Bletchley Park's code-breaking computers
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The American ENIAC is customarily regarded as the first electronic computer. In this fascinating volume, Jack Copeland rewrites the history of computer science, arguing that in reality Colossus--the giant computer built in Bletchley Park by the British secret service during World War II--predates ENIAC by two years. Until very recently, much about the Colossus machine was shrouded in secrecy, largely because the code-breaking algorithms employed during World War II remained in use by the


Regulating Code: Good Governance and Better Regulation in the Information Age (Information Revolution and Global Politics)
By The MIT Press
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ean: 9780262018821, isbn: 0262018829,

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The case for a smarter “prosumer law” approach to Internet regulation that would better protect online innovation, public safety, and fundamental democratic rights.Internet use has become ubiquitous in the past two decades, but governments, legislators, and their regulatory agencies have struggled to keep up with the rapidly changing Internet technologies and uses. In this groundbreaking collaboration, regulatory lawyer Christopher Marsden and computer scientist Ian Brown analyze the


Confessions of a Showman: My Life in the Circus
By Vision
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The Supermen: The Story of Seymour Cray and the Technical Wizards Behind the Supercomputer
By Wiley
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sku: SN-08072012-6568, ean: 9780471048855, isbn: 0471048852,

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The SUPERMEN''After a rare speech at the National Center for AtmosphericResearch in Boulder, Colorado, in 1976, programmers in the audiencehad suddenly fallen silent when Cray offered to answer questions.He stood there for several minutes, waiting for their queries, butnone came. When he left, the head of NCAR's computing divisionchided the programmers. 'Why didn't someone raise a hand?' After atense moment, one programmer replied, 'How do you talk to God?'''-from The SUPERMEN The Story of


Electronic Media, Second Edition: Then, Now, and Later
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mpn: 978-0-240-81256-4, ean: 9780240812564, isbn: 9780240812564,

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Electronic Media connects the traditional world of broadcasting with the contemporary universe of digital electronic media. It provides a synopsis of the beginnings of electronic media in broadcasting, and the subsequent advancements into digital media. Underlying the structure of the book is a ''See It Then, See It Now, See It Later” approach that focuses on how past innovations lay the groundwork for changing trends in technology, providing the opportunity and demand for change in both


After the Gold Rush: Creating a True Profession of Software Engineering (DV-Best Practices)
By Microsoft Press
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ean: 9780735608771, isbn: 0735608776,

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Lively and highly readable introspections on the software development industry appeals to both insiders and non-technical readers alike with candid reflections takes a look at the future of software engineering as a profession. McConnell, a best-selling and award-winning author, describes software development practices and trends, provides valuable insight, and gives the non-technical public an understanding of software engineering. Software developers are supposed to work insane hours, drink


Bon Courage!: A French Renovation in Rural Limousin
By imusti
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Part practical tourist guide and part autobiography, this record of a couple rebuilding their dream home in France is a tale of obstacles overcome and dreams fulfilledA dilapidated, rat-infested stone barn might not be many people's vision of a potential dream home. But for English couple Richard and Al, the cavernous, oak-beamed building in a sleepy hamlet in the Limousin region of France is perfect. Tussles with French bureaucracy and fierce storms do little to dampen their resolve as


Like Pop, Like Schling: A Life of Travel, Tragedy, and Triumph
By Brand: iUniverse, Inc.
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ean: 9780595430352, isbn: 059543035X,

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When he was just four years old, René Paul de laVarre earned the nickname ''schling,'' meaning rascalin his native German language. He admits to havinga wild side from a young age and spending much ofhis life like a wandering nomad in the quest forknowledge and adventure.This memoir retraces René's footsteps throughAmerica, Europe, the Mediterranean, and the MiddleEast over the course of fifty years. His journey paysparticular tribute to his relationship with his father,referred to as Pop-a


Computer: A History of the Information Machine (The Sloan Technology Series)
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Computer: A History of the Information Machine traces the history of the computer and shows how business and government were the first to explore its unlimited, information-processing potential. Old-fashioned entrepreneurship combined with scientific know-how inspired now famous computer engineers to create the technology that became IBM. Wartime needs drove the giant ENIAC, the first fully electronic computer. Later, the PC enabled modes of computing that liberated people from room-sized,


Heart-Cry
By Trafford Publishing
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ean: 9781425121723, isbn: 1425121721,

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Does God's heart cry out for cannibals? For that matter, does God's heart cry for suicide bombers or terrorists? Is the Christian message of God's love as valid today as it was in the past, or is it old and ineffective news? Arlita Winston lived in the jungles of Sumatra, the child of missionaries David and Helen Morken. Decades later, she looks back and tells how her parents, aunt and uncle braved wild panthers and pythons, head-hunters, hardship and even death to bring God's love to the


The Future of the Library: From Electric Media to Digital Media (Understanding Media Ecology)
By Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
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ean: 9781433132643, isbn: 1433132648,

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Originally written in the late 1970s, this book was untouched for more than 35 years. McLuhan passed away before it went to press, but Logan always intended to finish it. Even though much has changed in the three decades since work on the project was halted, many of the points that McLuhan and Logan made in the era of ‘electric media’ are highly cogent in the era of ‘digital media.’ Looking at the future of the library from the perspective of McLuhan’s original vision, Logan has


The Computer Book: From the Abacus to Artificial Intelligence, 250 Milestones in the History of Computer Science (Sterling Milestones)
By Sterling
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mpn: 145492621X, ean: 9781454926214, isbn: 145492621X,

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Part of Sterling’s extremely popular Milestones series, this illustrated exploration of computer science ranges from the ancient abacus to superintelligence and social media.   With 250 illustrated landmark inventions, publications, and events—encompassing everything from ancient record-keeping devices to the latest computing technologies—this highly topical addition to the Sterling Milestones series takes a chronological journey through the history and future of computer science. Two


The Magic of Houdini
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ean: 9781598630824, isbn: 1598630822,

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Houdini is one of the premier 3D animation software packages on the market, used by top post-production studios in Hollywood. With the introduction of Apprentice, the free learning edition of Houdini, more and more people are experiencing Houdini and looking for an accurate and complete reference guide to the software. The Magic of Houdini teaches readers all of the skills and information necessary to be proficient in this application. Upon completion of the book, readers will be able to


Ada Lovelace: The Making of a Computer Scientist
By Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
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ean: 9781851244881, isbn: 1851244883,

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Ada, Countess of Lovelace (1815­–52), daughter of romantic poet Lord Byron and the highly educated Anne Isabella, is sometimes called the world’s first computer programmer, and she has become an icon for women in technology today. But how did a young woman in the nineteenth century, without access to formal schooling or university education, acquire the knowledge and expertise to become a pioneer of computer science?             Although it was an unusual pursuit for women at


Decentralized Applications: Harnessing Bitcoin's Blockchain Technology
By O Reilly Media
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mpn: 9781491924549, ean: 9781491924549, isbn: 1491924543,

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Take advantage of Bitcoin’s underlying technology, the blockchain, to build massively scalable, decentralized applications known as dapps. In this practical guide, author Siraj Raval explains why dapps will become more widely used—and profitable—than today’s most popular web apps. You’ll learn how the blockchain’s cryptographically stored ledger, scarce-asset model, and peer-to-peer (P2P) technology provide a more flexible, better-incentivized structure than current software


Bitcoin Investing: 2 Manuscripts - Cryptocurrency and Blockchain - Guide to Trading, Investing, and Mining Bitcoin and more
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ean: 9781980466468, isbn: 1980466467,

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THE FUNDAMENTAL (NO NONSENSE) GUIDE TO INVESTING IN BITCOIN! Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet, or Kindle device Inside this jam-packed bundle youʼll get: Cryptocurrency: The Fundamental Guide to Trading, Investing, and Mining in Blockchain with Bitcoin and more Inside you will find everything you need in order to get started in cryptocurrency successfully including a simple breakdown of its key talking points to show you just why everyone is talking about this disruptive new



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