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2030Technology That Will Change the World

2030: Technology That Will Change the World

Rutger van Santen, Djan Khoe, and Bram Vermeer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195377170
eISBN:
9780197562680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195377170.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Imagine living in 1958, and knowing that the integrated circuit--the microchip--was about to be invented, and would revolutionize the world. Or imagine 1992, when the Internet was ... More

ColossusThe secrets of Bletchley Park's code-breaking computers

Colossus: The secrets of Bletchley Park's code-breaking computers

B. Jack Copeland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780192840554
eISBN:
9780191917936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192840554.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

The American ENIAC is customarily regarded as the first electronic computer. In this fascinating volume, Jack Copeland rewrites the history of computer science, arguing that in ... More

1001 Computer Words You Need to Know

1001 Computer Words You Need to Know

Jerry Pournelle

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195167757
eISBN:
9780197562161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195167757.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

1001 Computer Words You Need to Know explains and illuminates the essential vocabulary of computers and the Internet. This comprehensive, but never condescending guide to the ... More

Denying to the GraveWhy We Ignore the Facts that Will Save Us

Denying to the Grave: Why We Ignore the Facts that Will Save Us

Sara E. Gorman and Jack M. Gorman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199396603
eISBN:
9780197563007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199396603.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Why do some parents refuse to vaccinate their children? Why do some people keep guns at home, despite scientific evidence of risk to their family members? And why do people use ... More

DigitizedThe science of computers and how it shapes our world

Digitized: The science of computers and how it shapes our world

Peter J. Bentley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199693795
eISBN:
9780191918421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693795.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

There's a hidden science that affects every part of your life, a science so powerful that you would be hard-pressed to find a single human being on the planet unaffected by its ... More

The Essential Turing

The Essential Turing

B. J. Copeland (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198250791
eISBN:
9780191916526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198250791.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Alan Turing was one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century. In 1935, aged 22, he developed the mathematical theory upon which all subsequent stored-program digital ... More

A Field Guide for Science Writers

A Field Guide for Science Writers

Deborah Blum, Mary Knudson, and Robin Marantz Henig (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195174991
eISBN:
9780197562239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195174991.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

This is the official text for the National Association of Science Writers. In the eight years since the publication of the first edition of A Field Guide for Science Writing, much ... More

India ConnectedHow the Smartphone is Transforming the World's Largest Democracy

India Connected: How the Smartphone is Transforming the World's Largest Democracy

Ravi Agrawal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190858650
eISBN:
9780197559857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858650.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Former chief CNN India correspondent and award-wining journalist Ravi Agrawal takes readers on a journey across the Subcontinent, through its remote rural villages and its massive ... More

It Began with BabbageThe Genesis of Computer Science

It Began with Babbage: The Genesis of Computer Science

Subrata Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199309412
eISBN:
9780197562857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199309412.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

As a field, computer science occupies a unique scientific space, in that its subject matter can exist in both physical and abstract realms. An artifact such as software is both ... More

Presenting ScienceA practical guide to giving a good talk

Presenting Science: A practical guide to giving a good talk

Cigdem Issever and Ken Peach

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199549085
eISBN:
9780191917776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199549085.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Giving a talk' is one of the most important ways in which we communicate our research. The 'talk' covers everything from a ten-minute briefing on progress to a handful of ... More

The Second Age of Computer ScienceFrom Algol Genes to Neural Nets

The Second Age of Computer Science: From Algol Genes to Neural Nets

Subrata Dasgupta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190843861
eISBN:
9780197559826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843861.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

By the end of the 1960s, a new discipline named computer science had come into being. A new scientific paradigm--the 'computational paradigm'--was in place, suggesting that ... More

The Turing Guide

The Turing Guide

Jack Copeland, Jonathan Bowen, Mark Sprevak, and Robin Wilson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Alan Turing has long proved a subject of fascination, but following the centenary of his birth in 2012, the code-breaker, computer pioneer, mathematician (and much more) has ... More

Who Controls the Internet?Illusions of a Borderless World

Who Controls the Internet?: Illusions of a Borderless World

Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195152661
eISBN:
9780197561904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195152661.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Is the Internet erasing national borders? Will the future of the Net be set by Internet engineers, rogue programmers, the United Nations, or powerful countries? Who's really in ... More

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