Pillars of Computing: A Compendium of Select, Pivotal Technology Firms (Hardback)
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Pillars of Computing: A Compendium of Select, Pivotal Technology Firms (Hardback)

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Hardback 260 Pages / Published: 08/10/2015
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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.

Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
ISBN: 9783319214634
Number of pages: 260
Weight: 5443 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 21 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2015

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