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By Gerard O'Regan

This e-book offers an creation into the major subject matters within the historical past of computing in an easy-to-follow and concise demeanour. It covers major components and occasions within the box from the beginnings of computation 3000B.C. via to the current day. positive aspects: bargains distinct details on significant figures in computing, equivalent to Boole, Babbage, Shannon , Turing and Von Neumann; encompasses a historical past of programming languages, together with syntax and semantics; provides a heritage of software program engineering; Discusses the growth of synthetic intelligence, with extension to a couple of the most important disciplines during this box, similar to philosophy, psychology, linguistics, neural networks and cybernetic; examines the background of the web revolution, world-wide-web and Dot Com Bubble; exhibits the evolution of a couple of know-how businesses comparable to IBM, Motorola and Microsoft. targeting the elemental parts within the computing box, this basically written and broad-ranging textual content will capture the eye and tremendously profit computing device technological know-how students.

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