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The Resource Understanding the digital world : what you need to know about computers, the Internet, privacy, and security, Brian W. Kernighan

Understanding the digital world : what you need to know about computers, the Internet, privacy, and security, Brian W. Kernighan

Label
Understanding the digital world : what you need to know about computers, the Internet, privacy, and security
Title
Understanding the digital world
Title remainder
what you need to know about computers, the Internet, privacy, and security
Statement of responsibility
Brian W. Kernighan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on the author's Princeton course 'Computers In Our Word', this book is intended as a compact but detailed and thorough explanation of how computers and communications systems work, for non-technical readers. It explains how today's computing and communications world operates, from hardware through software to the Internet and the web, also addressing the social, political and legal issues that new technology creates
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kernighan, Brian W
Dewey number
004
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computer science
  • Computer networks
  • Computers
  • Computers
  • Computer science
Target audience
adult
Label
Understanding the digital world : what you need to know about computers, the Internet, privacy, and security, Brian W. Kernighan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Revised edition of: D is for digital. 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Part II.
  • Software.
  • Algorithms
  • Programming and programming languages
  • Software systems
  • Learning to program
  • Wrapup on software
  • Part III.
  • Communications.
  • Networks
  • Preface
  • The Internet
  • The World Wide Web
  • Data and information
  • Privacy and security
  • Wrapping up
  • Introduction
  • Part I.
  • Hardware.
  • What's in a computer?
  • Bits, bytes, and representation of information
  • Inside the CPU
  • Wrapup on hardware
Control code
000059037471
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xv, 238 pages
Isbn
9780691176543
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016041424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
(YBP)13252385
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), charts
System control number
(OCoLC)965120493
Label
Understanding the digital world : what you need to know about computers, the Internet, privacy, and security, Brian W. Kernighan
Publication
Copyright
Note
Revised edition of: D is for digital. 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Part II.
  • Software.
  • Algorithms
  • Programming and programming languages
  • Software systems
  • Learning to program
  • Wrapup on software
  • Part III.
  • Communications.
  • Networks
  • Preface
  • The Internet
  • The World Wide Web
  • Data and information
  • Privacy and security
  • Wrapping up
  • Introduction
  • Part I.
  • Hardware.
  • What's in a computer?
  • Bits, bytes, and representation of information
  • Inside the CPU
  • Wrapup on hardware
Control code
000059037471
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xv, 238 pages
Isbn
9780691176543
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016041424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
(YBP)13252385
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), charts
System control number
(OCoLC)965120493

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