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The dream machine : J.C.R. Licklider and the revolution that made computing personal

Author: M Mitchell Waldrop
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 2002, ©2001.
Series: Sloan technology series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats

A study of the evolution of the modern computer profiles the work of MIT psychologist J. C. R. Licklider, whose visionary dream of a "human-computer symbiosis" transformed the course of modern  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Waldrop, M. Mitchell.
Dream machine.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 2002, ©2001
Named Person: J C R Licklider; J C R Licklider
Material Type: Document, Primary school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Mitchell Waldrop
OCLC Number: 607060367
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (502 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ch. 1. Missouri boys --
ch. 2. The last transition --
ch. 3. New kinds of people --
ch. 4. The freedom to make mistakes --
ch. 5. The tale of the fig tree and the wasp --
ch. 6. The phenomena surrounding computers --
ch. 7. The intergalactic network --
ch. 8. Living in the future --
ch. 9. Lick's kids.
Series Title: Sloan technology series.
Responsibility: M. Mitchell Waldrop.


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