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Language: en
Pages: 548
Authors: Brian Bagnall
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-18 - Publisher: Commodore

"Continuing the story of Commodore where the previous book, Commodore: A Company on the Edge left off, this book takes a look at Commodore's most tumultuous years up to 1987. How did the Amiga, a computer now widely regarded as having been five years ahead of its competition, fail to
Faster Than Light: The Atari ST and the 16-Bit Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 325
Authors: Jamie Lendino
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-17 - Publisher: Steel Gear Press

“Power Without the Price.” Every Atari fan remembers that slogan from the 1980s as the rallying cry for 16-bit computing in the form of the Atari ST. This groundbreaking computer brought previously unimagined power to the home user for the first time—and transformed an industry or two along the way.
A New History of Modern Computing
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Thomas Haigh, Paul E. Ceruzzi
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-14 - Publisher: MIT Press

How the computer became universal. Over the past fifty years, the computer has been transformed from a hulking scientific supertool and data processing workhorse, remote from the experiences of ordinary people, to a diverse family of devices that billions rely on to play games, shop, stream music and movies, communicate,
Game Engine Black Book: DOOM v1.1
Language: en
Pages: 427
Authors: Fabien Sanglard
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Software Wizards

It was early 1993 and id Software was at the top of the PC gaming industry. Wolfenstein 3D had established the First Person Shooter genre and sales of its sequel Spear of Destiny were skyrocketing. The technology and tools id had taken years to develop were no match for their
The Telecommunications Illustrated Dictionary
Language: en
Pages: 1088
Authors: J.K. Petersen
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-08 - Publisher: CRC Press

From fundamental physics concepts to the World Wide Web, the Telecommunications Illustrated Dictionary, Second Edition describes protocols, computer and telephone devices, basic security concepts, and Internet-related legislation, along with capsule biographies of the pioneering inventors who developed the technologies that changed our world. The new edition offers even more than