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Pillars of Computing - A Compendium of Select, Pivotal Technology Firms (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015) Loot Price: R917
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Pillars of Computing - A Compendium of Select, Pivotal Technology Firms (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed....
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Pillars of Computing - A Compendium of Select, Pivotal Technology Firms (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015)

Gerard O'Regan

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This accessible compendium examines a collection of significant technology firms that have helped to shape the field of computing and its impact on society. Each company is introduced with a brief account of its history, followed by a concise account of its key contributions. The selection covers a diverse range of historical and contemporary organizations from pioneers of e-commerce to influential social media companies. Features: presents information on early computer manufacturers; reviews important mainframe and minicomputer companies; examines the contributions to the field of semiconductors made by certain companies; describes companies that have been active in developing home and personal computers; surveys notable research centers; discusses the impact of telecommunications companies and those involved in the area of enterprise software and business computing; considers the achievements of e-commerce companies; provides a review of social media companies.

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Imprint: Springer International Publishing AG
Country of origin: Switzerland
Release date: August 2016
First published: 2015
Authors: Gerard O'Regan
Dimensions: 235 x 155mm (L x W)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 260
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
ISBN-13: 978-3-319-37006-4
Barcode: 9783319370064
Categories: Books > Computing & IT
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LSN: 3-319-37006-5

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