Go To: The Story of the Math Majors, Bridge Players, Engineers, Chess Wizards, Maverick Scientists, and Iconoclasts-- the Programmers Who Created the Software Revolution

Go To: The Story of the Math Majors, Bridge Players, Engineers, Chess Wizards, Maverick Scientists, and Iconoclasts-- the Programmers Who Created the Software Revolution

Steve Lohr


In visit, Steve Lohr chronicles the background of software program from the early days of advanced mathematical codes mastered by means of a number of thousand to today's period of common software program and over six million expert programmers around the globe. Lohr maps out the original seductions of programming, and provides us an intimate portrait of the abnormal type of genius that's attracted to this mixture of artwork, technological know-how, and engineering, introducing us to the movers and shakers of the Fifties and the open-source flow of at the present time. With unique reporting and deft storytelling, Steve Lohr exhibits us how software program remodeled the realm, and what it holds in shop for our destiny.

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