Der Computer - Mein Lebenswerk by Konrad Zuse (auth.)

By Konrad Zuse (auth.)

Der erste funktionsfähige laptop wurde von Konrad Zuse gebaut. Er conflict 1941 betriebsbereit. Der Erfinder dieser ersten vollautomatischen, programmgesteuerten, frei programmierbaren, in binärer Gleitpunktzahlrechnung arbeitenden Rechenanlage wäre am 22. Juni 2010 hundert Jahre alt geworden. In diesem Buch erzählt er die Geschichte seines Lebens, das wie kaum ein anderes mit der Geschichte der bedeutendsten technischen Entwicklung seines Jahrhunderts verbunden ist – einer Entwicklung, die mit der „Abneigung“ des Bauingenieurstudenten Zuse gegen die statischen Rechnungen begonnen hat... „Von der ersten bis zur letzten Seite ist diese Autobiographie eine faszinierende Lektüre, weil aus jeder Zeile das persönliche Erleben des Autors spricht. Diese Unmittelbarkeit macht Buch und Autor sympathisch.“ ntz Nachrichtentechnische Zeitschrift „...Für entspannende und erholsame Stunden, informativ und allgemeinbildend, eigentlich genau das, used to be im Zusammenhang mit dem Thema machine sehr oft gefragt und verlangt wird... Unser Tipp: Sehr empfehlenswert!“ PASCAL

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Alan M. Turing: Centenary Edition by Sara Turing

By Sara Turing

'In a quick lifestyles he comprehensive a lot, and to the roll of serious names within the heritage of his specific reports additional his own.' So is defined one of many maximum figures of the 20th century, but Alan Turing's identify used to be now not broadly acknowledged until eventually his contribution to the breaking of the German Enigma code grew to become public within the Nineteen Seventies. the tale of Turing's lifestyles fascinates and within the years seeing that his suicide, Turing's acceptance has merely grown, as his contributions to good judgment, arithmetic, computing, synthetic intelligence and computational biology became larger preferred. To commemorate the centenary of Turing's delivery, this republication of his mother's biography is enriched by means of a brand new foreword by way of Martin Davis and a never-before-published memoir through Alan's older brother. The distinction among this memoir and the unique biography finds tensions and sheds new gentle on Turing's dating together with his relations, and at the guy himself.

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The Computer Boys Take Over: Computers, Programmers, and the by Nathan L. Ensmenger

By Nathan L. Ensmenger

This can be a ebook in regards to the laptop revolution of the mid-20th century and the folk who made it possible.  not like so much histories of computing, it isn't a booklet approximately machines, inventors, or marketers. as an alternative, it tells the tale of the mammoth yet mostly nameless legions of desktop specialists—programmers, platforms analysts, and different software program developers—who remodeled the digital computing device from a systematic interest into the defining expertise of the fashionable era.  identified then again as "whiz kids," "hackers," and "gurus," this new breed of technical experts have been alternately fashionable for his or her technical prowess and despised for his or her eccentric mannerisms and the disruptive capability of the applied sciences they developed.  because the structures that they equipped turned evermore robust and ubiquitous, those experts grew to become the focal point of a chain of evaluations of the social and organizational effect of digital computing.  To a lot of their contemporaries, it appeared the "computer boys" have been taking on, not only within the company surroundings, but additionally in govt, politics, and society mostly. within the laptop Boys Take Over, Nathan Ensmenger lines the increase to energy of the pc specialist in glossy American society.  He follows the historical past of machine programming from its origins as low-status, mostly feminized hard work within the mystery wartime computing tasks via its reinvention as a glamorous "black paintings" practiced by way of "computer cowboys" within the Nineteen Fifties via its explanation within the Nineteen Sixties because the educational self-discipline of computing device technological know-how and the software program engineering career. His wealthy and nuanced portrayal of the lads and ladies (a miraculous variety of the "computer boys" have been, in truth, woman) who outfitted their careers round the novel know-how of digital computing explores problems with strength, id, and services that experience in simple terms turn into extra major to our more and more automatic society.  His targeted research of the pervasive "software trouble" rhetoric of the past due Sixties indicates how possible technical debates approximately easy methods to deal with large-scale software program improvement tasks mirrored deeper matters concerning the becoming energy and effect of technical experts in company, educational, and governmental organizations.  In his recasting of the drama of the pc revolution during the eyes of its precept revolutionaries, Ensmenger reminds us that the computerization of contemporary society was once now not an inevitable strategy pushed by way of impersonal technological or fiscal imperatives, yet used to be quite an inventive, contentious, and chiefly, essentially human improvement.

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The IT / digital legal companion: A comprehensive business by Gene K. Landy

By Gene K. Landy

To compete successfully in electronic enterprise markets, you must know the way the legislation impacts your electronic know-how business.
The contents contain special simple English enterprise and felony information on:
* highbrow estate for electronic Business
* electronic agreement Fundamentals
* Open Source
* improvement and Consulting
* software program as a Service
* software program Licensing and Distribution
* internet and web Agreements
* Privacy
* electronic Multimedia content material and Distribution
* IT Standards
* net and cellular expertise and content material Deals
* online game Deals
* foreign Distribution
* criminal Affairs Management
* types Appendix within the publication and downloadable on-line 38 pattern kinds for offers and transactions and for the Web
The content material is going from the fundamentals to complex themes resembling off-shoring, anti-circumvention, open resource enterprise types, user-created content material, opposite engineering, cellular media distribution, internet and video game improvement, mash-ups, net widgets, and vastly multiplayer games.
This ebook is designed to empower you to:
* comprehend the interplay among legislation, cash and technology
* receive and take advantage of a portfolio of IP assets
* construct and make stronger confident relationships with different companies
* Leverage your technologies
* deal with dangers in markets with many uncertainties
* Make higher offers and shut offers extra quickly
* Act extra decisively and hopefully in felony matters
This publication will make you a lot smarter approximately recognizing concerns, perceiving possibility, pondering strategically, atmosphere priorities and utilizing felony prone successfully and successfully. this can be the main complete layperson's e-book at the subject.
Key Features:
* A "need-to-know" felony spouse for these competing in electronic company markets within the US and round the world
* issues out the connection among criminal concerns and enterprise suggestions, wishes and goals
* in accordance with 15 years of felony perform in all points of electronic, IT, software program and machine legislations

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Financial Cryptography and Data Security: FC 2014 Workshops, by Rainer Böhme, Michael Brenner, Tyler Moore, Matthew Smith

By Rainer Böhme, Michael Brenner, Tyler Moore, Matthew Smith

This books constitutes the completely refereed papers and poster abstracts from the FC 2014 Workshops, the 1st Workshop on Bitcoin learn, BITCOIN 2014, and the second one Workshop on utilized Homomorphic Cryptography and Encrypted Computing, WAHC 2014, co-located with the 18th overseas convention on monetary Cryptography and knowledge safeguard, held in Christ Church, Barbados, on March 7, 2014. The 15 complete papers and three poster abstracts offered have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 30 submissions. they're grouped in topical sections on Bitcoin transactions, coverage and criminal concerns; Bitcoin safeguard; enhancing electronic currencies; posters, and WAHC papers.

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Academic Careers for Experimental Computer Scientists and by National Research Council, Computer Science and

By National Research Council, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Committee on Academic Careers for Experimental Computer Scientists

The data age has grown out of the paintings of experimental desktop technology, that is devoted to the advance of recent undefined, software program, pics, interfaces, and different machine process applied sciences. whereas you will need to society during this higher feel, experimental computing device technological know-how has stumbled on a clumsy slot in collage environments. This quantity examines what's precise approximately experimental computing device technological know-how and what should be performed to accomplish a greater healthy for its practitioners within the educational context.

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A Legal Theory for Autonomous Artificial Agents by Samir Chopra

By Samir Chopra

“An terribly sturdy synthesis from an awesome variety of philosophical, felony, and technological resources . . .  the ebook will entice felony teachers and scholars, legal professionals interested by e-commerce and our on-line world criminal matters, technologists, ethical philosophers, and clever lay readers attracted to excessive tech matters, privateness, [and] robotics.”—Kevin Ashley, college of Pittsburgh college of legislation   As enterprises and executive firms change human staff with on-line customer support and automatic mobile structures, we develop into acquainted with doing company with nonhuman brokers. If synthetic intelligence (AI) expertise advances as today’s major researchers expect, those brokers may possibly quickly functionality with such restricted human enter that they seem to behave independently. once they in achieving that point of autonomy, what criminal prestige may still they've got? Samir Chopra and Laurence F. White current a delicately reasoned dialogue of the way latest philosophy and criminal conception can accommodate more and more refined AI expertise. Arguing for the criminal personhood of a synthetic agent, the authors talk about what it potential to claim it has “knowledge” and the facility to come to a decision. they give thought to key questions equivalent to who needs to take accountability for an agent’s activities, whom the agent serves, and no matter if it could actually face a clash of curiosity.  

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Money: The Unauthorised Biography by Felix Martin

By Felix Martin

Cash what's cash, and the way does it paintings? the normal resolution is that individuals as soon as used sugar within the West Indies, tobacco in Virginia, and dried cod in Newfoundland, and that today’s monetary universe advanced from barter. This identify tells a historical past and explains the reality approximately cash: what it truly is, the place it comes from, and the way it really works. complete description

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