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Geeks Bearing Gifts By Ted Nelson
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THE PERFECT GIFT – Whether you love the computer world the way it is, or consider it a nightmare honkytonk prison, you'll giggle and rage at Ted Nelson's telling of computer history, its... More > personalities and infights. Computer movies, music, 3D; the eternal fight between Jobs and Gates; the tangled stories of the Internet and the World Wide Web; all these and more are punchily told in brief chapters on many topics such as The Web Browser Salad, Voting Machines, Google, Web 2.0 and much more. These short stories make great reading – it's a book to dip in and out of. You'll find answers to such questions as "Why do alphabets have upper case, why not numbers?""Why does everything have to be hierarchical on computers? That's not how *my* projects are organized!" "Where did WYSIWYG come from?" The answer will surprise you. Plus, you'll find out why the author, a well-known computer veteran, hopes it can all become much better.< Less
HOLLYWOOD'S MIRACLES OF ENTERTAINMENT By John Howard Reid
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120 movies are detailed in this 8th book in the "Hollywood Classics" series. The movies range from marvels of special effects like "King Kong" to the first sound-on-disc feature,... More > "Don Juan". Charismatic film stars like Humphrey Bogart, Jeanette MacDonald, Bing Crosby, Deanna Durbin, John Wayne, Errol Flynn, Eddie Cantor, Lana Turner, Alan Ladd, Elizabeth Taylor, Barbara Stanwyck, Kay Francis, John Garfield, Jane Powell and Roy Rogers enlivened many of these classic films.< Less
HOLLYWOOD'S MIRACLES OF ENTERTAINMENT By John Howard Reid
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120 movies are detailed in this 8th book in the "Hollywood Classics" series. The movies range from marvels of special effects like "King Kong" to the first sound-on-disc feature,... More > "Don Juan". Charismatic film stars like Humphrey Bogart, Jeanette MacDonald, Bing Crosby, Deanna Durbin, John Wayne, Errol Flynn, Eddie Cantor, Lana Turner, Alan Ladd, Elizabeth Taylor, Barbara Stanwyck, Kay Francis, John Garfield, Jane Powell and Roy Rogers enlivened many of these classic films.< Less
The 100 Greatest Everton Moments By NSNO .co.uk
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In this book we aim to chart what we have chosen as the 100 best moments in Everton history. From the congregation at St Do-mingo’s church deciding to start up a football team to keep their... More > cricket team fit in the winter, to Yakubu scoring the last of his 20 goals in the 2007-08 season, we aim to follow Everton’s illustrious history one major step at a time. We have spoken to a number of former Everton players, and sup-porters who have been through the thick and thin of being an Evertonian. From Tony Kay feeling proud to come back to Mersey-side, to Colin Harvey dreaming about his best Everton goal, to George Orr, who stands outside the Winslow every game selling his fanzine taking a trip down memory lane to reminisce over falling head over heels for the player we call The Golden Vision. These personal “greatest moments” that we are proud to include in this book prove what Alan Ball said to be true: “Once Everton has touched you, nothing will ever be the same again.”< Less