By Gerard O'Regan

This publication presents an advent into the main subject matters within the background of computing in an easy-to-follow and concise demeanour. It covers major parts and occasions within the box from the beginnings of computation 3000B.C. via to the current day. positive aspects: deals certain info on significant figures in computing, equivalent to Boole, Babbage, Shannon , Turing and Von Neumann; encompasses a background of programming languages, together with syntax and semantics; offers a historical past of software program engineering; Discusses the development of synthetic intelligence, with extension to a few of the foremost disciplines during this box, corresponding to philosophy, psychology, linguistics, neural networks and cybernetic; examines the historical past of the net revolution, world-wide-web and Dot Com Bubble; indicates the evolution of a few expertise businesses reminiscent of IBM, Motorola and Microsoft. targeting the basic parts within the computing box, this sincerely written and broad-ranging textual content will seize the eye and tremendously profit desktop technology students.

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