This exciting and accessible book takes us on a journey from the early days of computers to the cutting-edge research of the present day that will shape computing in the coming decades. It introduces a fascinating cast of dreamers and inventors who brought these great technological developments into every corner of the modern world, and will open up the universe of computing to anyone who has ever wondered where his or her smartphone came from.... 186 Myst, 185 OXO, 174 Pac-Man, 179, 180 Pong, 178 RTS (real-time strategy ) games, 185 RuneScape, 186 Snake, ... 260 Data Encryption Standard (DES), 254 Diffie-Hellman key exchange, 254a256 one-way functions, 254a256 Prettyanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Computing Universe|
|Author||:||Tony Hey, Gyuri Pápay|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2014-12-08|