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Product Description: Most people are baffled by how computers work and assume that they will never understand them. What they don't realize—and what Daniel Hillis's short book brilliantly demonstrates—is that computers' seemingly complex operations can be broken down into a few simple parts that perform the same simple procedures over and over again...read more

Hardcover:

9780465025954 | Basic Books, October 1, 1998, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The head of Disney's Imagineering Works dissects the workings of computer logic and breaks it down into simple procedures, clarifying, for the computer illiterate, what makes a computer tick, and discusses exciting developments available today

Paperback:

9780465066933 | Basic Books, February 10, 2015, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Most people are baffled by how computers work and assume that they will never understand them.

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The head of Disney's Imagineering Works dissects the workings of computer logic and breaks it down into simple procedures, clarifying, for the computer illiterate, what makes a computer tick, and discusses exciting developments available today.

Paperback:

9780465025961, titled "The Pattern on the Stone: The Simple Ideas That Make Computers Work" | Basic Books, October 7, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The head of Disney's Imagineering Works dissects the workings of computer logic and breaks it down into simple procedures, clarifying, for the computer illiterate, what makes a computer tick, and discusses exciting developments available today.

Prebinding:

9780613265348 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $25.80 | About this edition: The head of Disney's Imagineering Works dissects the workings of computer logic and breaks it down into simple procedures, clarifying, for the computer illiterate, what makes a computer tick, and discusses exciting developments available today.

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