- Hardcover: 256 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (May 4, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 019969379X
- ISBN-13: 978-0199693795
- Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 1.3 x 5.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,564,657 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Digitized: The Science of Computers and How It Shapes Our World 1st Edition
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An entertaining and informative popular science study of computer science. * New York Journal of Books * Anyone looking for a neat illustration of how technology has infiltrated our everyday lives need look no further than the first few pages of Digitized * Engineering and Technology Magazine * Computer science has become so pervasive in modern life that it can seem invisible or be taken for granted; Bentley succeeds in bringing this hidden world to light. * Library Journal * A richly interesting survey of computer science * Steven Poole, The Guardian * I have always thought that no book deserved 10 out of 10, but for this one I make an exception. * BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT *
About the Author
Peter J. Bentley has been called a creative maverick computer scientist. He is an Honorary Reader at the Department of Computer Science, University College London, Collaborating Professor at the Korean Advanced Institute for Science and Technology, a contributing editor for Wired UK, a consultant, and a freelance writer. He is author of the number one bestselling iPhone app iStethoscope Pro and of the popular science books Digital Biology, The Book of Numbers, and The Undercover Scientist. Bentley is a regular contributor to television and radio.