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Title Talking back to the machine : computers and human aspiration / Peter J. Denning, editor ; introductions by James Burke.
Imprint New York : Copernicus, [1999]
©1999

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  QA76.9 .C66 D46 1999    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  QA76.9 .C66 D46 1999    AVAILABLE  
Subject Computers and civilization.
Prediction theory.
Alt Name Denning, Peter J., 1942-
Description xxiv, 193 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Then now / Peter J. Denning -- Opening connections / James Burke -- The folly of prediction / Gordon Bell -- Life without bits / Carver Mead -- Alternative computing / Joel Birnbaum -- Very personal computers / Pattie Maes -- I, software / Nathan Myhrvold -- The lost art of storytelling / Bran Ferren -- The digital battlefield / William Perry -- Entering the age of convenience / Fernando Flores -- In the belly of the Net / Vinton G. Cerf -- When computers become human / Brenda Laurel -- A half century of surprises / Maurice Wilkes -- The interactive classroom / Elliot Soloway -- Delivering bandwidth like pizza / Reed Hundt -- Weird futures / Bruce Sterling -- Teleportation, time travel, and immortality / Raj Reddy -- Pulling diamonds from the clay / Murray Gell-Mann -- Closing connections / James Burke -- The relics of '97 / David J. Kasik.
ISBN 0387984135 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 42517768
Table of Contents
 Then Now / Peter J. Denning 
 Opening Connections / James Burke 
1The Folly of Prediction / Gordon Bell1
2Life Without Bits / Carver Mead15
3Alternative Computing / Joel Birnbaum23
4Very Personal Computers / Pattie Maes37
5I, Software / Nathan Myhrvold45
6The Lost Art of Storytelling / Bran Ferren55
7The Digital Battlefield / William Perry71
8Entering the Age of Convenience / Fernando Flores81
9In the Belly of the Net / Vinton G. Cerf89
10When Computers Become Human / Brenda Laurel99
11A Half Century of Surprises / Maurice Wilkes111
12The Interactive Classroom / Elliot Soloway117
13Delivering Bandwidth Like Pizza / Reed Hundt125
14Weird Futures / Bruce Sterling133
15Teleportation, Time Travel, and Immortality / Raj Reddy143
16Pulling Diamonds from the Clay / Murray Gell-Mann155
 Closing Connections / James Burke167
 The Relics of '97 / David J. Kasik175
 Index189