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Easy Guide to Computer Operating Systems By layal alruhaimi
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Book Description How do operating systems work? What makes them tick? These answers and more in plain English. Interesting facts about the history of windows operating systems and others like Apple... More > O/S and Linux and Unix. Learn How computers use memory and what is virtual memory anyway?< Less
The Computers Nobody Wanted: My Years at Xerox By Paul A. Strassmann
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"The "Computers Nobody Wanted" is a history of an ill-conceived acquisition, in 1969, of Xerox's entry into the computer business to its subsequent abandonment. The text discusses... More > attempts to convert a superior scientific computer to replace Xerox' own IBM computers that were processing business applications. The author was responsible for managing these conversions against technical obstacles that could not be overcome. After spending tens of millions for technology improvements, Xerox decided to exit form the computer business. The book also traces investments in a computer workstation - the STAR computer - from conception in 1973 to its dissolution in 1984. It describes the pioneering research at the Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) and how an inspired group produced superb innovations that were of no commercial value. During this epoch Strassmann was Vice-President of Strategic Planning for the Information Products Group that was responsible for transfer of PARC results to the marketplace.< Less
The Computers Nobody Wanted: My Years at Xerox By Paul A. Strassmann
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"The "Computers Nobody Wanted" is a history of an ill-conceived acquisition, in 1969, of Xerox's entry into the computer business to its subsequent abandonment. The text discusses... More > attempts to convert a superior scientific computer to replace Xerox' own IBM computers that were processing business applications. The author was responsible for managing these conversions against technical obstacles that could not be overcome. After spending tens of millions for technology improvements, Xerox decided to exit form the computer business. The book also traces investments in a computer workstation - the STAR computer - from conception in 1973 to its dissolution in 1984. It describes the pioneering research at the Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) and how an inspired group produced superb innovations that were of no commercial value. During this epoch Strassmann was Vice-President of Strategic Planning for the Information Products Group that was responsible for transfer of PARC results to the marketplace.< Less
Analogous Models & Digital Computing - Second Edition By Virgil Anderson
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A casual look at the evolution of the technical civilization with an emphasis on analog models and digital computing.
Nibble Viewpoints: Business Insights From the Computing Revolution By Mike Harvey
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Nibble Viewpoints: Business Insights From The Computing Revolution is a chronology of events, philosophy, and management models that guided the birth and growth of the Apple magazine Nibble, created... More > by Mike Harvey. It starts with the history and the seeds that became Nibble using Mike's editorial pages from each issue from 1980 to 1992. The management models evolved from his experience running large corporations, but became capsules of experience that guided the strategy and growth of Nibble through the years. They have universal relevance to business operations, planning, problems, and opportunities in business . . . and in life. This reference contains over 50 editorials that apply to large and small businesses – they're timeless and universal. Also contains over 60 editorials encompassing Apple and Nibble historical news, predictions, and analyses at the dawn of the computing revolution!< Less
Nibble Viewpoints: Business Insights From the Computing Revolution By Mike Harvey
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Nibble Viewpoints: Business Insights From The Computing Revolution is a chronology of events, philosophy, and management models that guided the birth and growth of the Apple magazine Nibble, created... More > by Mike Harvey. It starts with the history and the seeds that became Nibble using Mike's editorial pages from each issue from 1980 to 1992. The management models evolved from his experience running large corporations, but became capsules of experience that guided the strategy and growth of Nibble through the years. They have universal relevance to business operations, planning, problems, and opportunities in business . . . and in life. This reference contains over 50 editorials that apply to large and small businesses – they're timeless and universal. Also contains over 60 editorials encompassing Apple and Nibble historical news, predictions, and analyses at the dawn of the computing revolution!< Less
Real Is Good - Reality, Freedom and the Computer Network By Sand Sheff
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Author and entertainer Sand Sheff lays out a plausible argument that the International Computer Network is rapidly evolving into a tyrant of cosmic proportions. From the campfires of our primitive... More > past to the modern cell phone, Sheff traces how a love of fires and storytelling leaves us transfixed in the face of screens, preparing us for an unprecedented relationship with our technology. Historical, spiritual, conceptual and opinionated, this could be one of the most unusual books of recent years. With illustrations by the author.< Less
Real Is Good - Reality, Freedom and the Computer Network By Sand Sheff
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Author and entertainer Sand Sheff lays out a plausible argument that the International Computer Network is rapidly evolving into a tyrant of cosmic proportions. From the campfires of our primitive... More > past to the modern cell phone, Sheff traces how a love of fires and storytelling leaves us transfixed in the face of screens, preparing us for an unprecedented relationship with our technology. At once historical, spiritual, conceptual and opinionated, this could be one of the most unusual books of recent years. With illustrations by the author.< Less
Abstracts of the 11th Electronic Computational Chemistry Conference By Robert Q. Topper and Olga Dmitrenko
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ECCC11 was held April 2-30 2007, entirely on the Internet, at http://eccc.monmouth.edu. As with the previous ten ECCCs, ECCC11 had NO registration fees and was a completely virtual, online... More > conference. The ECCC is a multidisciplinary, international conference and spans all aspects of computational and theoretical chemistry and materials science, as well as molecular biology, molecular and atomic physics, visualization, cheminformatics, the history of computational chemistry, computational chemistry and education, and all related fields. Participants were able to view the presentations and discuss them entirely through a web browser. Abstracts for all contributions to ECCC11 were peer-reviewed to insure novelty, scientific value, and appropriateness for inclusion in the conference. Outstanding presentations were considered for special recognition based on their scientific merit and originality, and for high-quality integration of multimedia techniques in the presentation.< Less
Abstracts of the 11th Electronic Computational Chemistry Conference By Robert Q. Topper and Olga Dmitrenko
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ECCC11 was held April 2-30 2007, entirely on the Internet, at http://eccc.monmouth.edu. As with the previous ten ECCCs, ECCC11 had NO registration fees and was a completely virtual, online... More > conference. The ECCC is a multidisciplinary, international conference and spans all aspects of computational and theoretical chemistry and materials science, as well as molecular biology, molecular and atomic physics, visualization, cheminformatics, the history of computational chemistry, computational chemistry and education, and all related fields. Participants were able to view the presentations and discuss them entirely through a web browser. Abstracts for all contributions to ECCC11 were peer-reviewed to insure novelty, scientific value, and appropriateness for inclusion in the conference. Outstanding presentations were considered for special recognition based on their scientific merit and originality, and for high-quality integration of multimedia techniques in the presentation.< Less

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