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Turing's Cathedral
Turing's Cathedral
Written by George Dyson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907066
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Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
Written by George Dyson


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $12.99

“It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New...

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Ada's Algorithm
How Lord Byron's Daughter Ada Lovelace Launched the Digital Age
Written by James Essinger


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $25.95

“[Ada Lovelace], like Steve Jobs, stands at the intersection of arts and technology."—Walter Isaacson, author of The Innovators

Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer program was named “Ada,” after Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of the eighteenth century’s version of a rock star, Lord Byron. Why?

Because, after... Read more >
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Dreaming in Code
Dreaming in Code
Written by Scott Rosenberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400082476
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Dreaming in Code
Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software
Written by Scott Rosenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2008
Price: $15.00

Our civilization runs on software. Yet the art of creating it continues to be a dark mystery, even to the experts. To find out why it’s so hard to bend computers to our will, Scott Rosenberg spent three years following a team of maverick software developers—led by Lotus 1-2-3 creator Mitch... Read more >
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Being Digital
Being Digital
Written by Nicholas Negroponte
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679762904
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Being Digital

Written by Nicholas Negroponte


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 3, 1996
Price: $16.00

In lively, mordantly witty prose, Negroponte decodes the mysteries--and debunks the hype--surrounding bandwidth, multimedia, virtual reality, and the Internet, and explains why such touted innovations as the fax and the CD-ROM are likely to go the way of the BetaMax. "Succinct and readable. . . . If you suffer from digital... Read more >
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Computing with Quantum Cats
Computing with Quantum Cats
Written by John Gribbin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149215
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Computing with Quantum Cats
From Colossus to Qubits
Written by John Gribbin


Format: Hardcover, 295 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $28.95

A mind-blowing glimpse into the near future, where quantum computing will have world-transforming effects.

The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever... Read more >
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CUCKOO'S EGG
CUCKOO'S EGG
Written by Clifford Stoll
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ISBN: 9780307819420
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CUCKOO'S EGG

Written by Clifford Stoll


Format: eBook, 326 pages
On Sale: May 23, 2012
Price: $9.99

Before the Internet became widely known as a global tool for terrorists, one perceptive U.S. citizen recognized its ominous potential. Armed with clear evidence of computer espionage, he began a highly personal quest to expose a hidden network of spies that threatened national security. But would the authorities back him up?... Read more >
Game Over
Game Over
Written by David Sheff
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ISBN: 9780307800749
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Game Over
How Nintendo Conquered The World
Written by David Sheff


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

More American children recognize Super Mario, the hero of one of Nintendo’s video games, than Mickey Mouse. The Japanese company has come to earn more money than the big three computer giants or all Hollywood movie studios combined. Now Sheff tells of the Nintendo invasion–a tale of innovation and cutthroat tactics... Read more >
Black Code
Black Code
Written by Ronald J. Deibert
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ISBN: 9780771025341
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Black Code
Inside the Battle for Cyberspace
Written by Ronald J. Deibert


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $13.99

Cyberspace is all around us. We depend on it for everything we do. We have reengineered our business, governance, and social relations around a planetary network unlike any before it. But there are dangers looming, and malign forces are threatening to transform this extraordinary domain.

In Black Code, Ronald J. Deibert, a...

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The Chip
The Chip
Written by T.R. Reid
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ISBN: 9780375758287
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The Chip
How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution
Written by T.R. Reid


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2001
Price: $16.00

Barely fifty years ago a computer was a gargantuan, vastly expensive thing that only a handful of scientists had ever seen. The world’s brightest engineers were stymied in their quest to make these machines small and affordable until the solution finally came from two ingenious young Americans. Jack Kilby and Robert... Read more >
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Homo Ludens
Homo Ludens
Written by Johan Huizinga
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ISBN: 9780807046814
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Homo Ludens
A Study of the Play-Element in Culture
Written by Johan Huizinga


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 1, 1971
Price: $24.00

In Homo Ludens, the classic evaluation of play that has become a “must-read” for those in game design, Dutch philosopher Johan Huizinga defines play as the central activity in flourishing societies. Like civilization, play requires structure and participants willing to create within limits. Starting with Plato, Huizinga traces the contribution of... Read more >
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