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Computing : from the abacus to the iPad

Author: Robert Curley
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Britannica Educational Pub., ©2012.
Series: Computing and connecting in the 21st century.; Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the history of computing devices, from simple tabulators such as the abacus and the earliest analog calculators to the tablet computer.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Computing.
New York, N.Y. : Britannica Educational Pub., ©2012
(DLC) 2011016185
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Curley
ISBN: 9781615307074 1615307079 1615306609 9781615306602
OCLC Number: 769190195
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 146 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Ch 1. Early history --
ch 2. Invention of the modern computer --
ch 3. The age of big iron --
ch 4. The personal computer revolution --
ch 5. One interconnected world.
Series Title: Computing and connecting in the 21st century.; Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Curley.

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Chronicles the history of computing devices, from simple tabulators such as the abacus and the earliest analog calculators to the tablet computer.

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