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The Resource Computer, written by Mike Goldsmith and Tom Jackson

Computer, written by Mike Goldsmith and Tom Jackson

Label
Computer
Title
Computer
Statement of responsibility
written by Mike Goldsmith and Tom Jackson
Title variation
Eyewitness computer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an illustrated look at computers, describing how they were invented, how they work, the different types, how they are used in everyday life, and how they affect the future
Member of
Summary
Presents an illustrated look at computers, describing how they were invented, how they work, the different types, how they are used in everyday life, and how they affect the future
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
398730
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goldsmith, Mike
Dewey number
621.39/16
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson, Tom
  • Dorling Kindersley, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
DK eyewitness books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computers
  • Computers
  • Computers
  • Computers
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Computer, written by Mike Goldsmith and Tom Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Eyewitness" at head of title
  • Subtitle on cover: Discover the history and science behind the technology that drives our digital world
  • Some copies include fold-out poster and CD-ROM
  • Includes index
Contents
What is a compputer? -- Before computers -- Electronic brains -- Mini and micro brains -- Inside a computer -- Memory and storage -- Input -- Output -- Computers at work -- Computers all around us -- Gadgets on the go -- Making computers -- Supercomputers -- Software -- Programming -- Computer-generated imagery -- Games and consoles -- Networks -- The internet -- Connecting the world -- The wild wild net -- Defese and secutity -- Life on the net -- Virtual worlds -- Robots -- Stronger and better -- Artificial intelligence -- Tomorrow's computers -- History of computing -- Computers in numbers
Control code
ocn662405753
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
72 p.
Isbn
9780756682651
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)662405753
Label
Computer, written by Mike Goldsmith and Tom Jackson
Publication
Note
  • "Eyewitness" at head of title
  • Subtitle on cover: Discover the history and science behind the technology that drives our digital world
  • Some copies include fold-out poster and CD-ROM
  • Includes index
Contents
What is a compputer? -- Before computers -- Electronic brains -- Mini and micro brains -- Inside a computer -- Memory and storage -- Input -- Output -- Computers at work -- Computers all around us -- Gadgets on the go -- Making computers -- Supercomputers -- Software -- Programming -- Computer-generated imagery -- Games and consoles -- Networks -- The internet -- Connecting the world -- The wild wild net -- Defese and secutity -- Life on the net -- Virtual worlds -- Robots -- Stronger and better -- Artificial intelligence -- Tomorrow's computers -- History of computing -- Computers in numbers
Control code
ocn662405753
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
72 p.
Isbn
9780756682651
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)662405753

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