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Geeks Bearing Gifts

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ISBN-10: 0578004380

ISBN-13: 9780578004389

Edition: N/A

Authors: 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 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…    
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Book details

Publisher: Mindful Press
Publication date: 1/28/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 209
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English