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100 1  Alesso, H. Peter 
245 10 Connections :|bPatterns of Discovery 
250    1st ed 
264  1 Hoboken :|bJohn Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,|c2008 
264  4 |c©2008 
300    1 online resource (223 pages) 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
490 1  Wiley - IEEE Ser. ;|vv.29 
505 0  Intro -- Connections -- Contents -- Foreword -- 
       Acknowledgments -- Organization of this Book -- 
       Introduction -- Stories -- Connecting Information -- 
       Patterns -- Patterns of Discovery -- Forecasting Tools -- 
       The Big Picture -- Forecasts -- Chapter 1. Connecting 
       Information -- The Google Story -- The Information 
       Revolution -- Defining Information -- Looking Good -- 
       Google Connects Information -- Patterns of Discovery -- 
       Forecast for Connecting Information -- Chapter 2. 
       Connecting Circuits -- Moore's Law Story -- Edison's 
       Electric Light -- The Vacuum Tube Diode -- The First 
       Programmable Computers -- ENIAC -- The Transistor -- How 
       Transistors Work -- Proof of Principle for the Transistor 
       -- The Microprocessor -- How Microprocessors Work -- 
       Moore's Law -- Patterns of Discovery -- Forecast for 
       Connecting Circuits -- Chapter 3. Connecting Chips -- The 
       Personal Computer Story -- Vannevar Bush -- Douglas 
       Engelbart -- Robert Taylor -- J. C. R. Licklider -- Alan 
       Kay -- Butler Lampson -- Charles (Chuck) Thacker -- 
       Personal Computing -- The Xerox Alto -- Apple Computer -- 
       IBM PC -- Patterns of Discovery -- Forecast for Connecting
       Chips -- Chapter 4. Connecting Processes -- The Software 
       Story -- John von Neumann -- Claude Shannon -- The 
       Evolution of Programming Languages -- Sir Charles Antony 
       (Tony) Richard Hoare -- Software as an Industry -- 
       Software Productivity -- Fourth Generation Languages -- 
       Proprietary Versus Open Standards -- Emergent Fifth 
       Generation Languages (5GLs) -- Charles Simonyi -- William 
       H. Gates III -- Linus Torvalds -- Patterns of Discovery --
       Forecast for Connecting Processes -- Chapter 5. Connecting
       Machines -- The Ethernet Story -- Xerox PARC and Ethernet 
       -- Robert Metcalf -- Patterns of Discovery -- Forecast for
       Connecting Machines -- Chapter 6. Connecting Networks -- 
       The Internet Story -- Vinton Cerf -- Transition to the 
       World Wide Web 
505 8  Tim Berners-Lee -- Patterns of Discovery -- Forecast for 
       Connecting Networks -- Chapter 7. Connecting Devices -- 
       The Ubiquitous Computing Story -- Ubiquitous Computing -- 
       Mark Weiser -- Jeff Hawkins -- Patterns of Discovery -- 
       Forecast for Connecting Devices -- Chapter 8. Connecting 
       the Web -- The Ubiquitous Web Story -- Michael Dertouzos -
       - Project Oxygen -- Perfect Search -- Tim Berners-Lee and 
       the Semantic Web -- Patterns of Discovery -- Forecast for 
       Connecting the Web -- Chapter 9. Connecting Intelligence -
       - The Ubiquitous Intelligence Story -- Kurt Gödel -- Alan 
       Turing -- Marvin Minsky -- Ubiquitous Intelligence -- The 
       Web "Brain" -- What Is Web Intelligence? -- Patterns of 
       Discovery -- Forecast for Connecting Intelligence -- 
       Chapter 10. Connecting Patterns -- Ray Kurzweil -- 
       Evolving Complex Intelligence -- Accelerating Returns and 
       the Singularity -- The Software of Intelligence -- 
       Patterns -- Connecting Patterns -- Patterns of Discovery -
       - Forecast for Connecting Patterns -- Epilogue -- 
       Bibliography -- Glossary -- Index 
520    H. Peter Alesso is an innovator with twenty years of 
       research experience at LawrenceLivermore National 
       Laboratory (LLNL). As Engineering Group Leader at LLNL, he
       has leda team of computer scientists and engineers in a 
       wide range of successful software and hardware research 
       projects. He has published several software titles, 
       numerous scientific journaland conference articles, and 
       four books.   Craig F. Smith, PhD, is a Fellow of the 
       American Association for the Advancement ofScience and is 
       the Lawrence Livermore Chair Professor at the Naval 
       Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. His areas of 
       interest include sensors, robotics, and automated systems;
       information technology applications; and future energy 
       systems. Dr. Smith has coauthoredthree books and has 
       published numerous scientific journal and conference 
       articles on advanced engineering topics 
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