The Friendly Orange Glow

Author: Brian Dear
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 1101871563
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Above all, The Friendly Orange Glow at last reveals new perspectives on the origins of social computing and our internet-infatuated world.

The Friendly Orange Glow

Author: Brian Dear
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 1101871555
Size: 13.89 MB
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Documents the story of the 1960s computer program and platform that marked the true beginning of cyberculture, revealing the role of PLATO ideas in inspiring countless technological innovations, from flat-panel wall TVs to multiplayer games ...

Priests Of Our Democracy

Author: Marjorie Heins
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814790518
Size: 66.48 MB
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In compelling terms, this book shows why the issue should matter to every American.

Fumbling The Future

Author: Douglas K. Smith
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1475916604
Size: 74.55 MB
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" Fumbling the Future tells how one of America's leading corporations invented the technology for one of the fastest-growing products of recent times, then miscalculated and mishandled the opportunity to fully exploit it.

Rebel Genius

Author: Tara Abraham
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026203509X
Size: 34.56 MB
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"The book is a scientific biography of American neurophysiologist and cybernetician Warren S. McCulloch, one that places his life and work in historical context.


Author: Julien Mailland
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036223
Size: 33.61 MB
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With this volume, Julien Mailland and Kevin Driscoll offer the first scholarly book in English on Minitel, examining it as both a technical system and a cultural phenomenon.

The Pentagon S Brain

Author: Annie Jacobsen
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316371653
Size: 77.75 MB
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This is the book on DARPA--a compelling narrative about this clandestine intersection of science and the American military and the often frightening results.

Where Wizards Stay Up Late

Author: Matthew Lyon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684872161
Size: 24.84 MB
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Where Wizards Stay Up Late is the exciting story of the pioneers responsible for creating the most talked about, most influential, and most far-reaching communications breakthrough since the invention of the telephone.


Author: Leslie Berlin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451651503
Size: 22.62 MB
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A narrative history of the Silicon Valley generation that launched five major high-tech industries in seven years details the specific contributions of seven technical pioneers and how they established the foundation for today's tech-driven ...

Electronic Hearth

Author: Cecelia Tichi
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195359985
Size: 67.55 MB
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And the print culture of journalism and book publishing has waged a decades-long war of survival against it--only to see new TV generations embrace both the box and the book as a part of their cultural world.