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Big Machines: Kids & Computers
Big Machines: Kids & Computers
Our Price: $14.00
Year: 1997
Pages: 39
Binding Hardcover (no d.j.)
ISBN 1562397257

Product Code: 756784565

Charles A. Jortberg (au). In 1953 a scientist predicted there would only be the need for 100 computers in the whole world. How wrong could he be? Today, there are microprocessors in almost every car, airplane, office, laboratory & school, & in many homes. Compare the old, 30-ton computers to the postage-stamp-size minicomputers of today. This book for young people describes the explosive growth of computers in the world & their uses in business, communication, air traffic control, & the space program. Contents: RCA & IBM; The Rush to Build a Big Computer; The DEW Line; What Makes a Computer Work: Programming, Processor, & Displays; Sending Messages: Printers: Applications: Air Traffic Control; NASA; & Glossary. Photos.

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