WorldCat Identities

Gau, John

Overview
Works: 67 works in 131 publications in 2 languages and 3,657 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: U21.2, 355.009
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Gau
Soldiers : a history of men in battle by John Keegan ( Book )
14 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrated military historian, John Keegan, and co-author, Richard Holmes, chart the changes in the conduct of warfare through history with an instructive combination of analysis and illustration. In the process they reveal that what has not changed is that an army ultimately has to depend on the courage and determination of its fighting men
Triumph of the nerds by Robert X Cringely ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley (1st work). Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980's. Interviews Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple Computer and Bill Gates of Microsoft (2nd work). Looks at changes in the PC industry during the 1990's and their impact on the future. Discusses the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the Internet (3rd work)
Nerds 2.0.1 a brief history of the Internet ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This series looks at the history of the Internet and its influence on society. Examines issues on both an economic and social level
The richt vay to the Kingdom of heuine by John Gau ( Book )
19 editions published between 1888 and 1968 in English and Scots and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Triumph of the nerds ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980s. Includes interviews with Bill Gates of Microsoft, IBM's decision to "buy, not build" PC technology, the introduction of IBM's PC into the U.S. Market followed rapidly by clones, the shaky co-operation between Microsoft and IBM, IBM's launch of OS/2, and Microsoft's introduction of Windows
Triumph of the nerds ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley. Includes the Altair 8800, the Homebrew Computer Club, the West Coast Computer Faire and hippie culture, nerds and hobbyists. Steve Wozniak eventually spawns Apple II, while Steve Jobs, at 25, becomes worth $100 million
Triumph of the nerds ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the changes in the PC industry during the 1990s and their impact on the future. Includes the introduction of Windows 95, the biggest global product launch ever; satellite links; and Xerox PARC, the user friendly technology adopted by Steve Jobs for Macintosh. Looks at the struggle to make PCs more friendly with graphical user interface and the advent and impact of the Internet
Electric money bills to bytes by Reiner Moritz Associates ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Meet the radical visionaries, innovators and entrepreneurs who - often against great resistance - brought information technology to the world of finance, changing forever the way money moves."--Container
The trap ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Messengers by Films for the Humanities (Firm) ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The delicate interplay of hormones is responsible for all the events of reproduction. How many other body processes are controlled and coordinated by these chemical messengers becomes apparent in this program which follows the role of hormones play in response to a suddent emergency: fight or flight reaction
Soldiers a history of men in battle ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an exploration of war through the centuries. Each program examines a particular aspect of soldiering or concept of warfare using archival footage, actualities, re-enactments, interviews and animation
The Living body by Karl Sabbagh ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 26-part program explores the many structures and every major function, system, and organ of the human body. Uses the latest diagnostic tools fitted with cameras to provide interior views, while conversion of the entire human body to a computer database provides high resolution, three-dimensional color images of anatomical and physiological processes. The series divides this information into the following broad categories: introduction to the body, the senses, sleep, cell duplication, the urinary tract, digestion, muscles and joints, mechanisms of defense, hormones, the nervous system, the circulatory system, reproduction, the aging process, and a review
Civil war England's fight for freedom ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Off-air recording of television program broadcast on February 4, 2002 and date copied on February 5, 2002 made by : Bundoora, Vic. : La Trobe University, The Borchardt Library. OA2002-35
Aging ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program covers the physical process of aging, examining various body systems to determine how and why they change as they age. It also explains that not all the changes associated with aging are inevitable and some changes in the aging body can be slowed down or reversed
Coming together ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Attraction, desire and sexual coupling lead to conception. This program covers the physiological events that underlie the process of reproduction
Electric money ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at how the digital revolution has fundamentally altered the world economy. Deals with the invention and evolution of the credit card business, the transformation of banking brought about by the electric money network and how information technology has expanded futures, options, and stock trading
The richt vay to the kingdome of heuine is techit heir by Christiern Pedersen ( )
1 edition published in 1533 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Muscle power ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program demonstrates, on a microscopic level, what happens when a kung fu master is at work: how muscles work, how two types of molecules telescoping against each other produce enormous strength as they work in large numbers, how muscles of the heart and digestive tract move without conscious direction
 
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Alternative Names
Gall, John
Gall, John, 1493?-1553?
Gau, Ihone
Gau, Ihone, 1493?-1553?
Gaw, John
Gaw, John, 1493?-1553?
Languages
English (80)
Scots (2)