Computers: Faster, Smaller, and Smarter

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Capstone Classroom, Dec 14, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 56 pages
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"Computers affect all areas of our lives, yet they have only been around for about 50 years. Today they are among our most powerful tools. This book looks at the cutting edge of computer technology today, and how simple ideas and dreams will help shape the future. Find out: How computers help solve crimes. Why do some robots look like snakes? What cyber threats is the world is facing?"
 

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This is by far one of the better books of it's kind for younger readers. It's written in a way that allows younger readers to understand - very little jargon, but it gives a "nutshell" history of computing not present in most volumes of it's kind.

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Contents

The Big Picture
4
Wired World
14
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
22
Imaging and Modeling
30
Cyber Threats
38
Faster and Smaller
46
Glossary
54
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