Too Soon to Tell: Essays for the End of the Computer Revolution by David A. Grier (Paperback, 2009)
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- DescriptionBased on author David A. Grier's column In Our Time, which runs monthly in Computer magazine, Too Soon To Tell presents a collection of essays skillfully written about the computer age, an era that began February 1946. Examining ideas that are both contemporary and timeless, these chrological essays examine the revolutionary nature of the computer, the relation between machines and human institutions, and the connections between fathers and sons to provide general readers with a picture of a specific techlogy that attempted to rebuild human institutions in its own image.
- Author BiographyDavid Alan Grier writes the In Our Time column for Computer magazine and is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, The Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University. His first book, When Computers Were Human, won favorable reviews on NPR's Marketplace?and in Nature and Discover. Grier writes across a wide variety of genres, including general news pieces for the Washington Post, children's articles, and academic pieces for American Mathematical Monthly and the Communications of the ACM.
- Author(s)David A. Grier
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication06/03/2009
- SubjectComputing: General
- Series TitlePerspectives
- Place of PublicationHoboken
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Weight430 g
- Width158 mm
- Height232 mm
- Spine16 mm
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