The Untold Story of Everything Digital: Bright Boys Revisited, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Untold Story of Everything Digital

Bright Boys Revisited, 2nd Edition

By Thomas Green

CRC Press

216 pages | 26 B/W Illus.

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9780367220075
pub: 2019-10-15
Available for pre-order
$39.95
x
Hardback: 9780367355609
pub: 2019-10-15
Available for pre-order
$100.00
x


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

The Untold Story of Everything Digital: Bright Boys, Revisited celebrates the 70th anniversary (1949-2019) of the world "goingdigital" for the very first time—real-time digital computing’s genesis story.

That genesis story is taken from the 2010 edition of Bright Boys: The Making of Information Technology-1938-1958, and substantially expanded upon for this special, anniversary edition.

Please join us for the incredible adventure that is The Untold Story of Everything Digital, when a band of misfit engineers, led by MIT's Jay Forrester and Bob Everett, birthed the digital revolution. The bright boys were the first to imagine an electronic landscape of computing machines and digital networks, and the first to blaze its high-tech trails.

Table of Contents

Foreword Introduction: If the Barta Building Could Speak 1. Terror at the Pentagon Taxi Stand 2. Jay's Dilemma 3. The Whistle Factory 4. The Buildout 5. 1949 6. Island in the Stream 7. Into the Great Wide Open 8. Voices in the Machine.

About the Author

Tom Green, journalist, writer and video producer, has been reporting on and producing programming about technology for over two decades.

Green is the founder (2017), publisher and editor in chief of Asian Robotics Review. Previously, 2012-2016, he launched and was founding editor in chief of Robotics Business Review (a property of EH Publishing). Green was also on-air host and lead researcher (2013-2016) for Robotics Business Review’s webcast programs, as well as lead editor and contributing author for Robotics Business Review’s annual series of robotics research reports.

Green has spoken at national and international robotics events and conferences; has been the subject of interviews on robotics with Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, Swissquote, and CNN Money, among others; and also serves as a consultant and adviser on robotics from startups to multi-national corporations.

Formerly, as a TV writer/producer at Boston’s ABC affiliate WCVB-TV, Channel 5, he wrote and produced the news program Lifelines; and was lead writer on weekly sitcom Park Street Under. His work has been twice nominated for Emmy Awards.

His stage plays were produced at Boston’s Next Move Theatre and then reproduced as radio plays for National Public Radio. Green’s In the Room the Women Come and Go won a UNICO national short story award.

Green owned and operated his own video production company for ten years where he produced video for corporations, broadcast, and cable TV.

He is the author of the Amazon best seller Bright Boys: The Making of Information Technology (Taylor & Francis, 2010).

Green’s newest book, The Untold Story of Everything Digital, Bright Boys, Revisited, published by Taylor & Francis (London) goes on sale October 2019.

Web address for The Untold Story of Everything Digital

http://www.brightboysmedia.com/untold-story.html

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General