Giants of Computing: A Compendium of Select, Pivotal PioneersPublication details: United Kingdom; Springer London Ltd; 17 Aug 2013Description: 306 Pages; HardbackISBN:
|Item type||Current library||Call number||Status||Notes||Date due||Barcode||Item holds|
|Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17||Karachi Computing and the Internet||004.09 (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Lost Checked out||15/01/2022||PKLC012276|
|Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17||Lahore Computing and the Internet||004.09 (Browse shelf(Opens below))||Withdrawn||For Sale||PKLC017020|
It has been upon the shoulders of giants that the modern world has been forged. This accessible compendium presents an insight into the great minds responsible for the technology which has transformed our lives. Each pioneer is introduced with a brief biography, followed by a concise account of their key contributions to their discipline. The selection covers a broad spread of historical and contemporary figures from theoreticians to entrepreneurs, highlighting the richness of the field of computing. Suitable for the general reader, this concise and easy-to-read reference will be of interest to anyone curious about the inspiring men and women who have shaped the field of computer science.