New PDF release: A Brief History of Computing

By Gerard O'Regan

This ebook presents an advent into the most important subject matters within the heritage of computing in an easy-to-follow and concise demeanour. It covers major parts and occasions within the box from the beginnings of computation 3000B.C. via to the current day. good points: deals certain details on significant figures in computing, reminiscent of Boole, Babbage, Shannon , Turing and Von Neumann; encompasses a heritage of programming languages, together with syntax and semantics; offers a heritage of software program engineering; Discusses the growth of synthetic intelligence, with extension to a couple of the foremost disciplines during this box, resembling philosophy, psychology, linguistics, neural networks and cybernetic; examines the historical past of the web revolution, world-wide-web and Dot Com Bubble; exhibits the evolution of a couple of know-how businesses akin to IBM, Motorola and Microsoft. targeting the basic components within the computing box, this basically written and broad-ranging textual content will trap the eye and significantly gain desktop technology students.

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