P101

Autore: Pier Giorgio Perotto
Editore: Edizioni di Comunità
ISBN: 8898220480
Grandezza: 72,98 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 4878
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Nel 1964 Pier Giorgio Perotto e i suoi collaboratori progettarono e realizzarono la Programma 101, il primo personal compu- ter al mondo. Un calcolatore pensato per tutti, che prevedeva un rapporto diretto, personale, tra l’utente e la macchina, o, per dirla in termini più ideali, tra l’uomo e la tecnologia. Questo computer da scrivania prodotto a Ivrea fu usato dalla NASA per la missione Apollo 11, dimostrando nei fatti che progettare a misura d’uomo è ciò che permette all’umanità di giungere a mete prima ritenute inarrivabili. P101 è quindi il racconto di un successo italiano, la storia di un gruppo di uomini che inseguirono il futuro e, in qualche modo, un’idea di libertà.

Digital Retro

Autore: Gordon Laing
Editore: Sybex Inc
ISBN:
Grandezza: 36,93 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 1616
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An image-driven chronological look at the PC, from the 1970s to present day, much like a car collector's book, is supplemented with with critical industry milestones, screenshots of the original software designed for the original machine, and social and cultural anecdotes from PC creators. Intermediate.

On The Edge

Autore: Brian Bagnall
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 41,50 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 5040
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This book tells the story of Commodore through first-hand accounts by former Commodore engineers and managers. Reliving the early years of an icon in the personal computer revolution turns out to be a fascinating and improbably hilarious journey. This gripping tale of ambition, greed, and inspired engineering gives readers a front row seat at the dawn of the personal computer. Engineers and managers relate their experiences through personal first-hand accounts, vividly recalling the most important moments of Commodore's entry into computers in 1976 until its demise in 1994. The Commodore years are tumultuous, owing to their volatile founder, Jack Tramiel. He pushes his team to extreme limits, demanding that they almost kill themselves to meet his lofty expectations. Against all odds, his engineers deliver more color, more character, and more value than either Apple or IBM. While other companies receive more press, Commodore sells more computers. They cut a path of destruction through the competition, knocking out Sinclair, Tandy, Texas Instruments, and Atari and almost mortally wounding Apple. Unfortunately, Tramiel's cut throat tactics also prove to be his undoing. He uses up his managers and employees like disposable ink cartridges, producing the highest employee turnover rate in the industry.

Informatica Arte E Mestiere

Autore:
Editore:
ISBN: 9788838668487
Grandezza: 48,17 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 1454
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Hackers

Autore: Steven Levy
Editore: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449393748
Grandezza: 24,75 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 1006
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This 25th anniversary edition of Steven Levy's classic book traces the exploits of the computer revolution's original hackers -- those brilliant and eccentric nerds from the late 1950s through the early '80s who took risks, bent the rules, and pushed the world in a radical new direction. With updated material from noteworthy hackers such as Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Stallman, and Steve Wozniak, Hackers is a fascinating story that begins in early computer research labs and leads to the first home computers. Levy profiles the imaginative brainiacs who found clever and unorthodox solutions to computer engineering problems. They had a shared sense of values, known as "the hacker ethic," that still thrives today. Hackers captures a seminal period in recent history when underground activities blazed a trail for today's digital world, from MIT students finagling access to clunky computer-card machines to the DIY culture that spawned the Altair and the Apple II.

The Legal Imagination

Autore: James Boyd White
Editore: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226894935
Grandezza: 70,73 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 2414
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White extends his theory of law as constitutive rhetoric, asking how one may criticize the legal culture and the texts within it. "A fascinating study of the language of the law. . . . This book is to be highly recommended: certainly, for those who find the time to read it, it will broaden the mind, and give lawyers a new insight into their role."—New Law Journal

Android Studio Sviluppare Vere Applicazione Android Partendo Da Zero

Autore: Gabriele Grandinetti
Editore:
ISBN: 9788889600450
Grandezza: 12,85 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 8848
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The Computer My Life

Autore: Konrad Zuse
Editore: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540564539
Grandezza: 34,71 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 2779
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Zuse is one of the great pioneers of the computer age. He created the first stored-program computer in 1941 and continued to build machines for a quarter century, as well as writing books and articles. This is his autobiography--full of fascinating details of his life, work, and philosophy.

Virtual Art

Autore: Oliver Grau
Editore: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262572231
Grandezza: 53,20 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 1874
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An overview of the art historical antecedents to virtual reality and the impact of virtual reality on contemporary conceptions of art.

Graphesis

Autore: Johanna Drucker
Editore:
ISBN: 9780674724938
Grandezza: 42,50 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 4168
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Fusing digital humanities with media studies and graphic design history, Graphesis offers a critical language for analysis of graphical knowledge and argues for studying visuality from a humanistic perspective, exploring how graphic languages can serve fields where qualitative judgments take priority over quantitative statements of fact.