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Pillars of Computing: A Compendium of Select, Pivotal Technology Firms
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Publisher Springer-Verlag New York Inc
Publication date October 8, 2015
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9783319214634
ISBN-10 3319214632
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.14 lbs.
Published in Europe
Original list price $49.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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.

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About: This accessible compendium examines a collection of significant technology firms that have helped to shape the field of computing and its impact on society.

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