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Architects of the Information Society: Thirty-Five Years of the Laboratory for Computer Science at Mit
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mit Pr
Publication date April 30, 1999
Pages 72
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780262071963
ISBN-10 0262071967
Dimensions 0.50 by 8 by 8 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $28.00
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS) has been responsible for some of the most significant technological achievements of the past few decades. Much of the hardware and software driving the information revolution has been, and continues to be, created at LCS. Anyone who sends and receives email, communicates with colleagues through a LAN, surfs the Web, or makes decisions using a spreadsheet is benefiting from the creativity of LCS members.LCS is an interdepartmental laboratory that brings together faculty, researchers, and students in a broad program of study, research, and experimentation. Their principal goal is to pursue innovations in information technology that will improve people's lives. LCS members have been instrumental in the development of ARPAnet, the Internet, the Web, Ethernet, time-shared computers, UNIX, RSA encryption, the X Windows system, NuBus, and many other technologies.This book, published in celebration of LCS's thirty-fifth anniversary, chronicles its history, achievements, and continued importance to computer science. The essays are complemented by historical photographs.



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from Mit Pr (April 30, 1999)
9780262071963 | details & prices | 72 pages | 8.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $28.00
About: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS) has been responsible for some of the most significant technological achievements of the past few decades.
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With Simson L. Garfinkel | from Mit Pr (April 12, 1999)
9780262525633 | details & prices | 86 pages | 7.70 × 7.60 × 0.60 in. | List price $27.00

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