- Series: The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series
- Paperback: 199 pages
- Publisher: The MIT Press (June 15, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0262517671
- ISBN-13: 978-0262517676
- Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.4 x 7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 22 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #98,391 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Other Sellers on Amazon
+ $3.99 shipping
+ $3.99 shipping
+ Free Shipping
Computing: A Concise History (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series) Paperback – June 15, 2012
|New from||Used from|
The Amazon Book Review
Author interviews, book reviews, editors picks, and more. Read it now
Frequently bought together
Customers who bought this item also bought
It's a delightful small book, very nicely produced and with illustrations, perfect for a journey or to slip in a pocket for commuting. It's also, in 150 pages, a super overview of the history of this utterly transformational technology…(Diane Coyle The Enlightened Economist)
For those interested in the fundamentals of computer history, Computing: A Concise History navigates a complex world with in-depth, authoritative coverage in terms accessible to the non-expert.(John F. Barber Leonardo Reviews)
About the Author
Paul E. Ceruzzi is Curator at the National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian Institution. He is the author of Computing: A Concise History, A History of Modern Computing, and I nternet Alley: High Technology in Tysons Corner, 1945–2005, all published by the MIT Press, and other books.
Top customer reviews
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.
I would definitely recommend it.
(1) the digital paradigm
(3) advancement in solid-state electronics
(4) human-machine interface
Most recent customer reviews
But not engaging enough to keep, returned to Amazon.Read more