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141. e-mail trouble: love and addiction
142. Architects of the Web: 1,000 Days
$60.00
143. Howard Aiken: Portrait of a Computer
144. Big Shots, Business the AOL Way:
145. Hacker Cracker: A Journey from
146. Desert Encounter
$27.50
147. How the Web Was Won: The Inside
148. The Last .400 Hitter: The Anatomy
$99.00
149. Optimal Real-time Control of Sewer
150. Great Men and Women of Computing
$65.95
151. Distributed Computer Control Systems
152. Once upon a Time in Computerland:
153. The Music of American Composer
$32.00
154. The Undergraduate's Companion
$26.95
155. City Bushman: Henry Lawson And
$142.00
156. Algorithms and Architectures for
157. My Life and Travels with the Father
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158. The Internet: A Historical Encyclopedia
159. Lessons: An Autobiography
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160. Pioniere Der Informatik: Ihre

141. e-mail trouble: love and addiction @ the matrix (Constructs Series)
by University of Texas Press
Paperback (1999)
list price: $14.95
Isbn: 0292708645
Sales Rank: 1716957
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, beautiful,thought provoking and heart breaking
e-mail trouble: love and addiction @ the matrix, is a miraculous missive from the late S. Paige Baty. Part autobiography, part fiction, part theory, this book is unlike any other. I should note that I am not only a readerand reviewer of e-mail trouble, I am also a character: Sitting in a bar inNorthern California, Paige and I began to write a comic book.Wherepreviously we had played at being Maggie and Hopey of Love and Rockets, were-invented ourselves as Dr. Rocket and Fly-bi-nightly in a world of ourown. E-mail trouble is about trying to live, to love, to be in the world. The book is a love letter to Paige's many friends, but it is also animportant theoretical work, one that draws on Camus as well as Foucault, onKierkegaard and Norman O'Brown, Emerson and Pynchon, Louisa May Alcott andbell hooks, Kerouac and Plato. In addition to illuminating the work of pastthinkers, she also sheds light on our tired and wired culture, thedifficulty of inhabiting a female body, the importance of time and place,of communication and community. Paige was truly an original thinker, agifted teacher, and one of the best writers I've ever read.Reading e-mailtrouble made me laugh, cry and realize how much Paige is a part of me--andhow wonderful that is. There is no one I know to whom I would not givethis book, I can think of few gifts as great. Paige and I often spoke ofaddiction--we tried to define it, understand it, conquer it.It oftenseemed that we came to different conclusions, and we often pursueddifferent paths, but we continued to talk, and to love. I miss my friend.This book is a posthumous present, a tangible reminder of Paige for thosethat knew her, but also a gift to those that never had the chance. I onlywish that there were more picnics in the future. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. 1961-    2. Baty, S. Paige,    3. Biography    4. Case studies    5. Computer Books: General    6. Computer Science    7. Computers    8. Data Transmission Systems - Electronic Mail    9. Electronic mail messages    10. English teachers    11. Internet addiction    12. Mental Illness    13. Psychological aspects    14. Sociology    15. Sociology - General    16. United States    17. Women    18. Biography & Autobiography / Women   


142. Architects of the Web: 1,000 Days that Built the Future of Business
by Wiley
Hardcover (19 February, 1997)
list price: $27.95
Isbn: 0471171875
Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Robert Reid explores the history of the Net from a business perspective--how a communicationsystem nominally built for national defense and in effect taken over by education and research came toerupt as the most important medium since television--and with greater speed and intensity than anycommunication medium ever. Each chapter examines the Web's business development through the story ofone of its pioneers--including Marc Andreeson of Netscape, Mark Pesce of VRML, Jerry Yang of Yahoo!,Halsey Minor of CNET, and more. Its an exciting story of frantic activity in a whirlwind environment andof the individuals who rode the tornado to success. ... Read more

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2-0 out of 5 stars Some of the background, but not the full story
It has been a few months since I read the book, just never getting back to writing a review. For whatever reason tonight is the night.2-0 out of 5 stars A pre-dot bomb period piece
Reid's book can safely be characterized as a pre-dot bomb period piece. He writes the history of the Web as the history of making money in wonderously new ways. The actual Ponzi-scheme techniques by which much of the Web's money poured in (for a while) are not explored. But that is fine. Internet historians will refer to this now primary document as financial and cultural historians refer to the U2-can-get-rich books of the late 1920s -- that is, the ones written before the Great Crash of October, 1929.

1-0 out of 5 stars A ghastly revisionist history for businessmen
This book is a revisionist history which attempts to give the credit for the development of the web to businessmen, and almost completely ignores the people who actually designed the architecture of the web.Even TimBerners-Lee gets only a token mention; and Ted Nelson, who inventedhypertext, multimedia and "linking", is completely ignored.Read more

Subjects:  1. Biography    2. Business/Economics    3. Businesspeople    4. Computer - Internet    5. Computer Bks - Internet    6. Computer Networks    7. Computer Science    8. Computer software industry    9. Computers    10. History    11. Internet - General    12. Internet industry    13. Networking - General    14. Telecommunications In Business    15. United States    16. Automation of library & information processes    17. Business & Management    18. Computer Communications & Networking    19. Computers / Internet / General    20. Impact of computing & IT on society   


143. Howard Aiken: Portrait of a Computer Pioneer (History of Computing)
by The MIT Press
Hardcover (04 June, 1999)
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Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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Great controversies never die. The brouhaha surrounding the unveiling of the IBM Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (or Harvard Mark I), the first general-purpose automatic computer, is a perfect example: Who invented it, IBM engineers or Harvard applied mathematician Howard Aiken? Science historian I. Bernard Cohen knew Aiken and tells the whole story in Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars a partisan look at Aiken
The book is a partisan contribution to a long running skirmish about the dawn of modern computing. To what extent did Aiken influence the design of IBM's first postwar computers? Today, this issue is of interest only to the historians of computing. But Cohen takes us back to those early times. When the basic architecture was being laid down, and not all the implications were fully understood.
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144. Big Shots, Business the AOL Way: Secrets of the World's Number 1 Webmaster
by Capstone Publishing
Hardcover (22 February, 2001)
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Isbn: 1841120901
Sales Rank: 1741391
Average Customer Review: 1.0 out of 5 stars
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1-0 out of 5 stars Useful and Practical
This book teaches me on important thing, which is 'Make early failure a learning, not fatal experience', and 'Treat triumphs as fleeting'. However, vision should be remained the same over time. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Biography    2. Business & Economics    3. Business / Economics / Finance    4. Business/Economics    5. Businesspeople    6. Computer Networks    7. Corporate & Business History - Strategies    8. E-Commerce    9. Electronic Commerce    10. General    11. History    12. History Of Specific Companies    13. Internet - General    14. Internet service providers    15. Online information services industry    16. United States    17. Case, Stephen McConnell    18. Business   


145. Hacker Cracker: A Journey from the Mean Streets of Brooklyn to the Frontiers of Cyberspace
by William Morrow & Company
Hardcover (08 October, 2002)
list price: $24.95
Isbn: 0066210798
Sales Rank: 795674
Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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2-0 out of 5 stars Fun to remember but no substance
Hacker Cracker. Just the name caught my eye and so I bought it thinking it would be a similar to Masters of Deception or Mitnick story, but it wasn't. The entire book is just Mr. Nuwere recounting his exploits from America Online to large corporations, throwing in a good bit about the mean streets of New York, and rounding out (literally) with some non-relevant martial arts. After reading it I was really let down. I was looking for something a little more definitive about computer security, the evolution of it from the time he was a kid to now, etc. Sad to say Masters of Deception was a better book than this but nothing will ever come close to the writing talent, intrigue, and plain storytelling than Cliff Stoll's book the Cuckoo's Egg. Maybe in twenty years if Mr. Nuwere wrote another book and explained what he's learned after spending some time OUT of the mean streets then perhaps it'd be a better book. Right now it's just a feel good made for TV movie.

1-0 out of 5 stars Why bother?
Insipid. When I saw this book I was interested by it seeing that Ejovi Nuwere was from Brooklyn where I grew up. Sounded like a good story...I'll read it I said.3-0 out of 5 stars Nice try but doesn't come through
It attempts to be great but really nothing interesting. Mostly about his growing up in the bronx and if he does talk about computers then you have to know computer to know what he's talking about. I t tries to be good but fails because it's to much of a survey of his life in stead of a telling of it. skim over it if you can find it in your library but don't bother paying to read it because you'll surely be disappointed. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Biography    2. Biography & Autobiography    3. Biography / Autobiography    4. Biography/Autobiography    5. Business    6. Computer hackers    7. Computer security    8. Literary    9. Nuwere, Ejovi    10. Personal Memoirs    11. Popular Culture - General    12. United States   


146. Desert Encounter
by G P Putnam's Sons
Paperback (December, 1994)
list price: $17.95
Isbn: 1872038107
Sales Rank: 2032662
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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5-0 out of 5 stars Exellent adventure story
A young Dane converts to Islam and dressed as an Arab seeks to travel across the Lybian desert by car to Egypt.
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Subjects:  1. Biography / Autobiography    2. Essays & Travelogues    3. Islam - General    4. Religious    5. Africa    6. Computer games    7. TRAVEL & HOLIDAY   


147. How the Web Was Won: The Inside Story of How Bill Gates and His Band of Internet Idealists Trans- Formed a Software Empire
by Broadway
Hardcover (15 June, 1999)
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Isbn: 0767900480
Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars
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In a brilliant--and, at times, overwhelming--display of research and perspicacity, Paul Andrews chronicles Microsoft's internal and public battles to adapt to Internet technology and fight the browser wars. He starts in 1991: the Internet is barely a blip on the company radar. Meanwhile, 22-year-old new hire J Allard is asked by Microsoft's No. 2 man, Steve Ballmer, to "make the pain go away" with TCP/IP, the standard Internet protocol. It's just Allard's second day on the job, and he realizes that the software giant doesn't get it: interoperability between networks and the Internet is key to Microsoft's future. He begins a grassroots effort to raise Internet consciousness, eventually distributing a widely read 17-page memo titled "Windows: The Next Killer Application on the Internet." Higher up, Bill Gates's technical assistant, Steven Sinofsky, gets snowed in at technically progressive Cornell University. He's stunned to witness a student body that's already devoted to a fledgling Internet, and writes home: "Cornell is WIRED." After intense internal debate (and more than a few late nights), Gates stops the engines and changes course to pursue integration of Windows and an Internet browser called Explorer.Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Scratch a free-marketeer and you’ll find a socialist
I am writing this after the appeals court has done the smart thing and voided the breakup remedy and exposed Judge Jackson for the little punk he is (His bias was obvious during the trial, despite MS's missteps. Congress should impeach him pronto). So I have perspective many of the other reviewers don't.1-0 out of 5 stars Another Piece of Pro-Microsoft Propaganda
This book is obviously very slanted and biased in Microsoft's favor. It seems as if this book came straight out of the Microsoft book ofpropaganda! All of Microsoft's actions in the past are shown to be harmlessand not anticompetitive. In total contrast, the actions of Microsoft'scompetitors are shown in a very negative light. Even the most incidentalactions of Microsoft's competitors are shown in a bad light. It is odd thenthat Microsoft escapes this accounting. The author is obviously verypro-Microsoft and I would not be surprised to see that he may have closecontacts at the company. The author does not really show how Microsoft'sactions regarding "leveraging their OS into other software areas"could lead to destruction of competition in the computer industry. In fact,he either outright ignores this argument or downplays it!Even if you areinterested in how the web was won, this book does not really give muchinsight to outside developments. There is no real context given. Otherbooks fully account for the complex events surrounding the battle forsupremacy on the internet. This book does not. It skims over much of the"outside action" and instead focuses only on Microsoft and it'squest to dominate the new emerging industry. Of course, given that thisbook should revolve around Microsoft but it should NOT exclude other anglesto the story. The author takes Microsoft's side without justifying it forthe readers. And ultimately this EXTREMELY BIASED account makes the authorlose much of his credibility. Also without going in depth with the emergingindustry as a whole the narrative loses much of what would have been veryinteresting and engrossing story. By and large this is one of the worstbooks regarding this interesting period in the computer industry. NOTRECOMMENDED. FIND ANOTHER BOOK IF YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE INTERNET ANDTHE "BROWSER WARS'.

4-0 out of 5 stars Make sense of Microsoft's Internet offerings
Microsoft has released such a confusing stream of products into the Internet arena, it's hard to keep up with it all. This book provides excellent perspective and historical context for those decisions. I alsoreally enjoyed the compelling writing style of this book, especially on thefascinating charaterizations of the colorful players at Microsoft. A goodread for anyone interested in the history of the Internet! ... Read more

Subjects:  1. 1955-    2. Biography    3. Business & Economics    4. Business / Economics / Finance    5. Business/Economics    6. Businessmen    7. Computer Industry    8. Computer Industry (Economic Aspects)    9. Computer software industry    10. Corporate & Business History - General    11. Gates, Bill,    12. General    13. History    14. Infrastructure    15. Microsoft Corporation    16. United States    17. User Interfaces    18. Business & Economics / General    19. World Wide Web (WWW)   


148. The Last .400 Hitter: The Anatomy of a .400 Season
by William C. Brown
Hardcover (June, 1991)
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Isbn: 0697141292
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Subjects:  1. 1918-    2. Baseball    3. Baseball - General    4. Baseball players    5. Biography    6. General    7. History    8. Sports    9. Sports & Recreation    10. United States    11. Williams, Ted,    12. Computer Software Packages    13. Williams, Ted   


149. Optimal Real-time Control of Sewer Networks (Advances in Industrial Control)
by Springer
Hardcover (01 December, 2004)
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Isbn: 1852338946
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Subjects:  1. Automatic control    2. Biography / Autobiography    3. Combined sewers    4. Computer Books: Internet General    5. Computers    6. Engineering - Civil    7. Engineering - Electrical & Electronic    8. General    9. Internet - General    10. Real-time control    11. Control    12. Control Applications    13. Control Engineering    14. Control Systems    15. Feedback    16. Optimal Control    17. Sewage treatment & disposal    18. Sewers    19. Technology / Engineering / Electrical    20. Waste   


150. Great Men and Women of Computing
by Camelot Pub. Co.
Paperback (January, 1999)
list price: $22.95
Isbn: 0892183489
Sales Rank: 4031586
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Subjects:  1. Biography    2. Computer Bks - General Information    3. Computer Books: General    4. Computer Science    5. Computer Science (General)    6. Computers    7. General    8. History    9. Reference - General   


151. Distributed Computer Control Systems 1998 (IFAC Proceedings Volumes)
by Pergamon
Paperback (01 January, 1999)
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Subjects:  1. Automatic control    2. Automation    3. Biography/Autobiography    4. Computer Architecture - General    5. Congresses    6. Data processing    7. Distributed Computer Systems    8. Distributed processing    9. Electronic data processing    10. Engineering - Electrical & Electronic    11. Engineering - Mechanical    12. Technology    13. Technology & Industrial Arts    14. Automatic control engineering    15. Computers / Computer Architecture    16. Systems management   


152. Once upon a Time in Computerland: The Amazing, Billion-Dollar Tale of Bill Millard
by Touchstone Books
Hardcover (March, 1990)
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Isbn: 0671702181
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153. The Music of American Composer Lejaren Hiller and an Examination of His Early Works Involving Technology (Studies in the History and Interpretation of Music)
by Edwin Mellen Press
Hardcover (April, 2004)
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Isbn: 0773464409
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Subjects:  1. 1924-    2. 1924-1994    3. Biography & Autobiography    4. Biography / Autobiography    5. Biography/Autobiography    6. Composers & Musicians - General    7. Computer music    8. Criticism and interpretation    9. General    10. Hiller, Lejaren Arthur,    11. History and criticism    12. Scientists - General    13. 20th century music    14. Composers & musicians   


154. The Undergraduate's Companion to English Renaissance Writers and Their Web Sites (Undergraduate Companion Series)
by Libraries Unlimited
Paperback (28 February, 2004)
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5-0 out of 5 stars An excellent and easy-to-use reference
The Undergraduate's Companion To English Renaissance Writers And Their Web Sites is a simple research guide for twenty-first century students of English Renaissance writing. It features a wide list of authors in alphabetical order, and each listing contains a list of web sites with brief descriptions, the titles of biographies and literary criticism works about the author, as well as basic information concerning relevant journals, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, or handbooks. An excellent and easy-to-use reference for finding key references. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Authors, English    2. Biography    3. Computer - Internet    4. Computer network resources    5. Early modern, 1500-1700    6. England    7. English literature    8. Language    9. Language Arts & Disciplines    10. Library & Information Science    11. Online Services - General    12. Reference    13. Renaissance    14. Language Arts & Disciplines / Library & Information Science    15. Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries   


155. City Bushman: Henry Lawson And The Australian Imagination
by Springer
Paperback (30 April, 2005)
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156. Algorithms and Architectures for Real-Time Control 1995 (IFAC Postprint Volume)
by Pergamon
Paperback (01 November, 1995)
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Subjects:  1. Adaptive Control    2. Biography/Autobiography    3. Congresses    4. Engineering - Mechanical    5. Information Theory    6. Real-Time Data Processing    7. Real-time control    8. Robotics    9. Technology    10. Technology & Industrial Arts    11. Automatic control engineering    12. Computer architecture & logic design    13. Technology / Robotics    14. Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs    15. c 1990 to c 2000   


157. My Life and Travels with the Father of Fuzzy Logic
by T S I Pr
Hardcover (01 July, 1998)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Outstanding autobiography of a most unusual, talented couple
Fay Zadeh has done a truly marvelous job in recording everything wonderful that has happened through her life and her great many trips with Lotfi. It is an outstanding autobiography of a most unusual and talented couple who know the world and human beings so well. Her humorous but criticalobservations of people and their way of life are really unique, acute andamusing. We read the volume with a great deal of interest.

5-0 out of 5 stars A fun and important book
Fay Zadeh has written a fun and important book that gives a rare glimpse into the personal side of scientific discovery. It is at once both a thoughtful travelogue through the recent history of the information sciences and a contribution to the sociology of science itself.

5-0 out of 5 stars An Old (and ?politically incorrect?) saying ...
An Old (and "politically incorrect") saying states that behind every successful man, there is a supporting woman. Now, we all have a pleasurable possibility to once again confirm this saying by reading this wonderful book by Fay Zadeh, the wife of Professor Lotfi Zadeh.Read more

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158. The Internet: A Historical Encyclopedia
by ABC-CLIO
Hardcover (27 September, 2005)
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159. Lessons: An Autobiography
by Addison Wesley Publishing Company
Hardcover (September, 1986)
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160. Pioniere Der Informatik: Ihre Lebensgeschichte Im Interview
by Springer
Hardcover (05 December, 2005)
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