Computer : An Illustrated History from Its Origins to the Present Day


From handheld smart phones to vast scientific simulators, computers are integral to our lives and are developing at ever-increasing speed. In The Computer , uber-technogeek Mark Frauenfelder traces the evolution of this vital machine from its earliest roots through its exciting application in code breaking during the Second World War, and from its initial use in the workplace and home to its current status as a ubiquitousand increasingly portablepart of twenty-first century life. This highly illustrated social history of the computer examines its profound impact on every sphere of life.

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ISBN:

9781780971841

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

21cm x 21cm

RRP:

$39.99

Category:

History , Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Carlton Publishing Group

Published:

01 August 2013

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mark Frauenfelder