Computers of Star Trek

Computers of Star Trek

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by Lois H. Gresh, Robert Weinberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 046501299X

ISBN-13: 9780465012992

Pub. Date: 05/28/2001

Publisher: Basic Books


The depiction of computers on the various "Star Trek" series has ranged from lame to breathtakingly imaginative. This book covers the gamut, and makes lucid and entertaining comparison of these fictional computers with those that now exist or are likely to inhabit our future. Throughout its history, "Star Trek" has been an accurate reflection of contemporary ideas…  See more details below

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The depiction of computers on the various "Star Trek" series has ranged from lame to breathtakingly imaginative. This book covers the gamut, and makes lucid and entertaining comparison of these fictional computers with those that now exist or are likely to inhabit our future. Throughout its history, "Star Trek" has been an accurate reflection of contemporary ideas about computers and their role in our lives. Affectionately but without illusions, The Computers of Star Trek shows how those ideas compare with what we now know we can and will do with computers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465012992
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
5.22(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.62(d)

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