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Core Memory: A Visual Survey of Vintage Computers

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Publisher Comments:

An unprecedented combination of computer history and striking images, Core Memory reveals modern technology's evolution through the world's most renowned computer collection, the Computer History Museum in the Silicon Valley. Vivid photos capture these historically important machinesincluding the Eniac, Crays 13, Apple I and IIwhile authoritative text profiles each, telling the stories of their innovations and peculiarities. Thirty-five machines are profiled in over 100 extraordinary color photographs, making Core Memory a surprising addition to the library of photography collectors and the ultimate geek-chic gift.

Book News Annotation:

Computer geeks as well as aesthetes will love this volume, which presents color photos of vintage computers, including many details of their components, in the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, accompanied by the brief historic and technical notes of Alderman. The format is horizontal and oversize: 11.5x9.25". Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Mark Richards's work has been featured in numerous publications. He lives in Mill Valley, California.

John Alderman, author of Sonic Boom, lives in San Francisco.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811854429
Subtitle:
A Visual Survey of Vintage Computers
Manufactured:
Chronicle Books
Photographer:
Richards, Mark
Manufactured:
Chronicle Books
Foreword by:
Spicer, Dag
Foreword:
Spicer, Dag
Author:
Alderman, John
Author:
Chronicle Books
Author:
Richards, Mark
Author:
Spicer, Dag
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
Computers
Subject:
Computers -- History.
Subject:
Electronic data processing -- History.
Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / General
Publication Date:
20070510
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.22x11.30x.94 in. 2.42 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Excess Culture » Objects
Arts and Entertainment » Photography » Annuals
Arts and Entertainment » Photography » General
Children's » General
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » History and Society
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » General
Science and Mathematics » Featured Titles in Tech » General
Science and Mathematics » Featured Titles in Tech » New Arrivals
Science and Mathematics » History of Science » Computers

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