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1 After Thought: The Computer Challenge to Human Intelligence  Bailey, James
Very Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition HARDCOVER with dustjacket 1996 Basic Books. Has tiny REMAINDER MARK at bottom page edge. Otherwise very clean; pages bright; binding tight; never read. 277pp, Index, Notes, Bibliography, B/W illustrations. Language: English.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Cyberpunk: Outlaws and Hackers on the Computer Frontier, Hafner, Katie; Markoff, John
2 Cyberpunk: Outlaws and Hackers on the Computer Frontier Hafner, Katie; Markoff, John
0671683225 / 9780671683221 Very Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket published 1991 by Simon and Schuster. Average wear to jacket: tiny hole to spine. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 368 pages; Index; Notes on Sources. Language: English. '[A] fascinating and revealing journey through the computer underground, a world of high-tech rebels and outlaws. For the young cyberpunk hackers this is a world bounded only by the power of their computers and the vastness of the computer networks they cruise --a universe of cyberspace, populated with electronic demons.'-- from jacket flap. Keywords: computers, security, hacking, history of technology, Kevin Mitnick, Robert T. Morris, Chaos Computer Club, Pengo, Project Equalizer, virus. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Life After Television, Gilder, George
3 Life After Television Gilder, George
0393033856 / 9780393033854 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket; 1st W. W. Norton edition 1992. Only light wear; scratch to jacket front. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; jacket crisp. 126 pages. Language: English. 'If Gilder is correct, television will become irrelevant in the bright new interactive age of the telecomputer. A telecomputer is a personal computer adapted for video processing, and linked by fiber-optic threads to other telecomputers around the world. In an exciting, visionary glimpse of the future, Gilder conjures a global village where viewers can tap into any station or into newspapers, where people can transmit their own video images and access an endless feast of specialized programs. Scrutinizing the fledgling U.S. telecomputer companies and the massive resistance they face from entrenched interests, he predicts that the Japanese, already in the lead, will steal the show unless the American telecommunications industry mounts a coordinated effort. The age of the telecomputer may be decades away, but even couch potatoes will be stimulated by this thought-provoking essay.'--Publishers Weekly, 1992. Keywords: TV, technology, science, fiber optics, computers, media, popular culture, 1990s, Nineties, '90s. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Possible Worlds: The Social Dynamic of Virtual Reality Technology , Schroeder, Ralph
4 Possible Worlds: The Social Dynamic of Virtual Reality Technology  Schroeder, Ralph
0813329558 / 9780813329550 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1996 Westview. Has REMAINDER MARK at bottom page edge. Otherwise very clean; never read; pages bright; binding tight. 203pp, Index, Notes, References, B/W photos. Language: English. 'A study exploring the social implications of virtual reality (VR) technology, tracing the history of VR and relating it to general issues in the study of the effects of new information and communication technologies. Details VR's relationship to research and development, education and entertainment, and cyberpunk and youth culture, challenging conventional ideas in the sociology of science. For students and scholars in sociology and computers.'--Book News, Inc.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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Technobabble, Barry, John A.
5 Technobabble Barry, John A.
0262023334 / 9780262023337 Like New. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1991 MIT Press. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; jacket crisp; appears unread. Gift-giving condition. 268 pages; Index; Notes; Bibliography. Foreword by Richard Lederer. Language: English. 'TECHNOBABBLE examines the new computer lexicon from an etymological, historical, and anecdotal perspective. It reveals technobabble's origins among the high priests of the advanced research laboratories of the 1950s, describing the folkways by which this sublanguage becomes incorporated into the vocabulary of the larger society, and predicting some of the new dimensions technobabble is likely to assume in coming years.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: computing, linguistics, technology, technical jargon, terminology, term, catchphrase, slang, logorrhea, popular culture, pop, new media, 1990s, Nineties, '90s. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Computer Establishment , Fishman, Katharine Davis
6 The Computer Establishment  Fishman, Katharine Davis
0060112832 / 9780060112837 Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1981 Harper & Row. Average wear to jacket; book corners bumped. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 468 pages; Index; Notes; black-and-white photos. Language: English. Comprehensive study of the computer industry pre-1980s. Examines how decisions are made, strategies are planned, and power is wielded by the entrepreneurs, scientists, and corporations of the business of high-tech. Keywords: technology, history, IBM, Wall Street, technological, 20th century, twentieth, Eighties, American.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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What Will Be: How the New World of Information Will Change Our Lives , Dertouzos, Michael L.
7 What Will Be: How the New World of Information Will Change Our Lives  Dertouzos, Michael L.
0062514792 / 9780062514790 New.  
Hardcover. Brand-new 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1997 HarperSanFrancisco. Superclean; no marks; never read. Gift-giving condition. 336pp, Index. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority--Surface or Airmail only. 'Dertouzos's vision, modeled on the Athens flea market, is the Information Marketplace, where people and their computers will buy, sell, and freely exchange information. Dertouzos, head of the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science, sees the Internet as just part of this marketplace's infrastructure and culture; it also will have powerful human-machine interfaces with great potential for medical applications. New software tools termed electronic bulldozers will increase human productivity, and electronic proximity will increase in the manner of a global business market and virtual community.... In his scenarios, Dertouzos presents both techie and humie elements, seeking balance and unification.'--Laverna Saunders, Library Journal, 1997.  
Price: 16.00 USD
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