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Computers and people : essays from the profession

Author: W Neville Holmes; IEEE Computer Society.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This intriguing collection of essays and overviews presents new insights and perspectives into the roles that computers and digital technology have played and could play in society. The thirty-four essays were originally published in the IEEE Computer Society's flagship magazine Computer. The essays are grouped, each with a substantial overview and extensive discussion points, and all written by Neville Holmes, one  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holmes, W. Neville.
Computers and people.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, 2006
(OCoLC)655356022
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Neville Holmes; IEEE Computer Society.
ISBN: 9780470008591 0470008598
OCLC Number: 152547758
Notes: Selection of the author's essays published over the last decade in Computer, the house journal of the IEEE Computer Society.
Description: xxi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The basis of computing --
2. Computing so far --
3. Computers and education --
4. Computing and professions --
5. The potential of computing --
6. Facing the future.
Responsibility: W. Neville Holmes.

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This book is a selection of essays on relevant topics already published in Computer. The more general essays have been selected for each section, a general introduction has been written, and each  Read more...

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"This collection of timeless, thought-provoking essays will appeal to computer users of all levels and ages." (CHOICE, May 2007) "The 34 essays that comprise the heart if his book reveal a humans and Read more...

 
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