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Author: Mike Goldsmith; Tom Jackson; Dorling Kindersley, Inc.
Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, 2011.
Series: Dorling Kindersley eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Clipart/images/graphics : Elementary and junior high school   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an illustrated look at computers, describing how they were invented, how they work, the different types, how they are used in everyday life, and how they affect the future.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Goldsmith; Tom Jackson; Dorling Kindersley, Inc.
ISBN: 9780756682651 0756682657 9780756682668 0756682665 9781405365109 1405365102
OCLC Number: 662405753
Notes: "Eyewitness" at head of title.
Subtitle on cover: Discover the history and science behind the technology that drives our digital world.
Some copies include fold-out poster.
Includes index.
LC copy 2 imperfect: accompanying CD-ROM wanting.
Description: 72 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: What is a computer? --
Before computers --
Electronic brains --
Mini and micro computers --
Inside a computer --
Memory and storage --
Input --
Output --
Computers at work --
Computers all around us --
Gadgets on the go --
Making computers --
Supercomputers --
Software --
Programming --
Computer-generated imagery --
Games and consoles --
Networks --
Internet --
Connecting the world --
Wild wild net --
Defense and security --
Life on the net --
Virtual worlds --
Robots --
Stronger and better --
Artificial intelligence --
Tomorrow's computers --
History of computing --
Computers in numbers.
Series Title: Dorling Kindersley eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Eyewitness computer
Responsibility: written by Mike Goldsmith and Tom Jackson.

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Includes photographs that offer an 'eyewitness' view to the history and science behind the technology that defines our digital world. From ancient to modern times, this title helps you show your  Read more...

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