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Architects of the information age

Author: Robert Curley
Publisher: New York : Britannica in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2012.
Series: Computing and connecting in the 21st century.; Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the lives and accomplishments of major entrepreneurs and computer scientists responsible for the technological innovations of the twentieth century involving information processing, and the development of the Internet.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Architects of the information age.
New York : Britannica in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2012
(DLC) 2011015174
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Curley
ISBN: 9781615307173 1615307176 1615306617 9781615306619
OCLC Number: 769190193
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 156 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Ch 1. Joseph-Marie Jacquard --
ch 2. Charles Babbage --
ch 3. Lady Lovelace --
ch 4. George Boole --
ch 5. Herman Hollerith --
ch 6. Thomas Watson, Sr., and Thomas Watson, Jr. --
ch 7. Vanevar Bush --
ch 8. John Vincent Atanasoff --
ch 9. Grace Hopper --
ch 10. John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert --
ch 11. Howard Aiken --
ch 12. William Shockley --
ch 13. Alan Turing --
ch 14. William Hewlett and David Packard --
ch 15. Maurice Wilkes --
ch 16. Claude Shannon --
ch 17. Tom Kilburn --
ch 18. Alan Perlis --
ch 19. Seymour Cray --
ch 20. Douglas Engelbart --
ch 21. Marvin Minsky --
ch 22. Robert Noyce --
ch 23. Gordon Moore --
ch 24. Manuel Blum --
ch 25. Robert Kahn and Vinton Cerf --
ch 26. Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson --
ch 27. Charles Thacker --
ch 28. Narayana Murthy --
ch 29. Stephen Wozniak --
ch 30. Richard Stallman --
ch 31. Rodney Brooks --
ch 32. Carly Fiorina --
ch 33. Steve Jobs --
ch 34. Tim Berners-Lee --
ch 35. Bill Gates --
ch 36. Danny Hilils --
ch 37. Meg Whitman --
ch 38. Michael Dell --
ch 39. Jimmy Wales --
ch 40. Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis --
ch 41. Linus Torvalds --
ch 42. Marc Andreessen --
ch 43. Julian Assange --
ch 44. Sergey Brin and Larry Page --
ch 45. Jack Dorsey, "Biz" Stone, and Evan Williams --
ch 46. Sean Parker --
ch 47. Mark Zuckerberg.
Series Title: Computing and connecting in the 21st century.; Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Curley.

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Presents the lives and accomplishments of major entrepreneurs and computer scientists responsible for the technological innovations of the twentieth century involving information processing, and the development of the Internet.

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