Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

Charles Petzold


What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws need to do with desktops? In CODE, they express us the inventive methods we manage language and invent new technique of speaking with one another. and during CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to speak have pushed the technological options of the prior centuries.
utilizing daily gadgets and favourite language structures resembling Braille and Morse code, writer Charles Petzold weaves an illuminating narrative for an individual who’s ever questioned concerning the mystery internal lifetime of desktops and different clever machines.
It’s a cleverly illustrated and eminently understandable story—and alongside the way in which, you’ll observe you’ve won a true context for knowing today’s global of desktops, electronic media, and the net. it doesn't matter what your point of technical savvy, CODE will appeal you—and even perhaps wake up the technophile within.

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