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The Resource Jacquard's web : how a hand-loom led to the birth of the information age, by James Essinger

Jacquard's web : how a hand-loom led to the birth of the information age, by James Essinger

Label
Jacquard's web : how a hand-loom led to the birth of the information age
Title
Jacquard's web
Title remainder
how a hand-loom led to the birth of the information age
Statement of responsibility
by James Essinger
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Essinger, James
Dewey number
004'.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.17
LC item number
.E88 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computers
  • Jacquard knitting machines
  • Information technology
Target audience
adult
Label
Jacquard's web : how a hand-loom led to the birth of the information age, by James Essinger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The engraving that wasn't -- A better mousetrap -- The son of a master-weaver -- The Emperor's new clothes -- From weaving to computing -- The difference engine -- The analytical engine -- A question of faith and funding -- The lady who loved the Jacquard loom -- A crisis with the American census -- The first Jacquard looms that wove information -- The birth of IBM -- The Thomas Watson phenomenon -- Howard Aiken dreams of a computer -- IBM and the Harvard Mark I -- Weaving at the speed of light -- The future
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xi, 302 pages
Isbn
9780192805775
Lccn
2004276200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
ocm56652403
Label
Jacquard's web : how a hand-loom led to the birth of the information age, by James Essinger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The engraving that wasn't -- A better mousetrap -- The son of a master-weaver -- The Emperor's new clothes -- From weaving to computing -- The difference engine -- The analytical engine -- A question of faith and funding -- The lady who loved the Jacquard loom -- A crisis with the American census -- The first Jacquard looms that wove information -- The birth of IBM -- The Thomas Watson phenomenon -- Howard Aiken dreams of a computer -- IBM and the Harvard Mark I -- Weaving at the speed of light -- The future
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xi, 302 pages
Isbn
9780192805775
Lccn
2004276200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
ocm56652403

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