Recent Advances and Issues in Computers (Frontiers of Science) (Hardcover)
Greenwood, 9781573562270, 272pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2000
Gay provides an authoritative overview of the major developments, people, and organizations that have shaped the design and use of computers. He also describes innovations in computer research and technology (including highlights from developments in supercomputers, supercomputer networks, and Internet 2), the latest trends in consumer products (new applications that influence the way individuals and businesses interface with their world), social issues related to computers (Microsoft's influence, privacy, encryption, universal access, and adaptive technologies), and information on computer careers and how to prepare for them.