The Computer Age
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The Computer Age

A Twenty-Year View

Edited by Michael L. Dertouzos and Joel Moses

The past and future of computers in our lives, from science and business to the home.

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Summary

The past and future of computers in our lives, from science and business to the home.

Gathered from twenty leading authorities in computer science, the chapters of The Computer Age range across a broad spectrum of topics—from technological trends and needs to social questions, such as the changing economics of information, ownership principles, regulation, the range of potential computer uses, from science and business to the home.

Hardcover

Out of Print ISBN: 9780262040556 491 pp. |

Paperback

$52.00 X | £40.00 ISBN: 9780262540360 491 pp. |

Editors

Michael L. Dertouzos

Michael L. Dertouzos. is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Director of MIT's Laboratory of Computer Science.

Joel Moses

Reviews

  • The book is one that any reader with an interest in the future of technology should find worthwhile...

    Richard A. Shaffer

    The Wall Street Journal

Endorsements

  • The book is one that any reader with an interest in the future of technology should find worthwhile, not only for what it predicts about the increasingly important computer but also for what it doesn't... In a field where optimism is the rule, the MIT outlook is refreshingly cautious.

    Richard A. Shaffer

    The Wall Street Journal