The Computing Universe: (Record no. 5555)

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020 ## - INTERNATIONAL STANDARD BOOK NUMBER
International Standard Book Number 9780521150187
082 ## - DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER
Classification number 004
100 ## - MAIN ENTRY--PERSONAL NAME
Personal name Hey, Tony
9 (RLIN) 375872
245 ## - TITLE STATEMENT
Title The Computing Universe:
Remainder of title A Journey Through a Revolution
260 ## - PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION, ETC.
Place of publication, distribution, etc. United Kingdom;
Name of publisher, distributor, etc. Cambridge University Press;
Date of publication, distribution, etc. 2014
300 ## - PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Extent 411 Pages;
Other physical details Paperback
520 ## - SUMMARY, ETC.
Summary, etc. Computers now impact almost every aspect of our lives, from our social interactions to the safety and performance of our cars. How did this happen in such a short time? And this is just the beginning. In this book, Tony Hey and Gyuri Papay lead us on a journey from the early days of computers in the 1930s to the cutting-edge research of the present day that will shape computing in the coming decades. Along the way, they explain the ideas behind hardware, software, algorithms, Moore's Law, the birth of the personal computer, the Internet and the Web, the Turing Test, Jeopardy's Watson, World of Warcraft, spyware, Google, Facebook and quantum computing. This book also introduces the fascinating cast of dreamers and inventors who brought these great technological developments into every corner of the modern world. This exciting and accessible introduction will open up the universe of computing to anyone who has ever wondered where his or her smartphone came from.
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Topical term or geographic name entry element Computer science
9 (RLIN) 375873
650 ## - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name entry element Technology
9 (RLIN) 375874
700 ## - ADDED ENTRY--PERSONAL NAME
Personal name Papay, Gyuri
9 (RLIN) 375875
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  Lost Dewey Decimal Classification     Karachi Karachi In Store 20/08/2016 11 17 004 PKLC012805 22/10/2020 22/10/2020 20/08/2016 Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 15/01/2022
    Dewey Decimal Classification     Lahore Lahore Computing and the Internet 07/05/2016 6 9 004 PKLC017949 06/02/2024 28/04/2023 07/05/2016 Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17