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Beyond calculation : the next fifty years of computing

Author: Peter J Denning; Robert M Metcalfe
Publisher: New York : Copernicus, ©1997.
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Jacket: "Twenty-four of the world's leading experts tell us about the future of computers in business, in science, and in our lives ... Paul W. Abrahams -- Franz L. Alt -- Gordon Bell -- John Seely Brown -- James Burke -- Vinton G. Cerf -- Donald D. Chamberlin -- Peter J. Denning -- Edsger W. Dijkstra -- Larry Druffel -- Bob O. Evans -- Fernando Flores -- Bob Frankston -- David Gelernter -- James N. Gray -- Richard  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Denning, Peter J., 1942-
Beyond calculation.
New York : Copernicus, ©1997
(OCoLC)607798076
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Denning; Robert M Metcalfe
ISBN: 0387949321 9780387949321 0387985883 9780387985886
OCLC Number: 36001183
Description: xviii, 313 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The revolution yet to happen / Gordon Bell and James N. Gray --
When they're everywhere / Vinton G. Cerf --
Beyond limits / Bob Frankston --
The tide, not the waves / Edsger W. Dijkstra --
How to think about trends / Richard W. Hamming --
The coming age of calm technology / Mark Weiser and John Seely Brown --
Growing up in the culture of simulation / Sherry Turkle --
Why it's good that computers don't work like the brain / Donald Norman --
The logic of dreams / David Gelernter. End-running human intelligence / Franz L. Alt --
A world without work / Paul W. Abrahams --
The design of interaction / Terry Winograd --
The stumbling titan / Bob O. Evans --
The leaders of the future / Fernando Flores --
Information warfare / Larry Druffel --
Virtual feudalism / Abbe Mowshowitz --
Sharing our planet / Donald D. Chamberlin --
There and not there / William J. Mitchell and Oliver Strimpel --
The dynamics of innovation / Dennis Tsichritzis --
How we will learn / Peter J. Denning.
Responsibility: Peter J. Denning, Robert M. Metcalfe ; foreword by James Burke.

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Contains sixteen essays on computing that deal with a variety of topics, featuring opinions from Gordon Bell, Paul Abraham, Sherry Turkle, David Gelernter, Donald Norman, Edsger W Dijkstra, and other  Read more...

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