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Williams, J.B.

The Electronics Revolution

Williams, J.B. - The Electronics Revolution, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
J. B. Williams

2. Missed Opportunities: The Beginnings of Electronics
J. B. Williams

3. From Wireless to Radio
J. B. Williams

4. Seeing by Electricity: Development of Television
J. B. Williams

5. Seeing a Hundred Miles: Radar
J. B. Williams

6. The ‘Box’: Television Takes Over
J. B. Williams

7. Spinning Discs: Recorded Music
J. B. Williams

8. The Crystal Triode: The Transistor
J. B. Williams

9. Pop Music: Youth Culture in the 1950s and 1960s
J. B. Williams

10. From People to Machines: The Rise of Computers
J. B. Williams

11. Chips into Everything: Integrated Circuits
J. B. Williams

12. From Signboards to Screens: Displays
J. B. Williams

13. Distributing Time: Clocks and Watches
J. B. Williams

14. From Desktop to Pocket: Calculators
J. B. Williams

15. Shrinking Computers: Microprocessors
J. B. Williams

16. Instant Cooking: Microwave Ovens
J. B. Williams

17. Essentials or Toys: Home Computers
J. B. Williams

18. Computers Take Over the Workplace
J. B. Williams

19. From Clerks to Xerography: Copiers
J. B. Williams

20. Shrinking the World: Communication Satellites
J. B. Williams

21. Personal Communicators: Mobile Phones
J. B. Williams

22. Going Online: The Internet
J. B. Williams

23. Glass to the Rescue: Fiber Optics
J. B. Williams

24. Towards Virtual Money: Cards, ATMs and PoS
J. B. Williams

25. Saving TV Programmes: Video Recording
J. B. Williams

26. Electronics Invades Photography: Digital Cameras
J. B. Williams

27. Seeing Inside the Body: Electronics Aids Medicine
J. B. Williams

28. Knowing Where You Are: GPS
J. B. Williams

29. The Electronics Revolution
J. B. Williams

Keywords: Popular Science, Popular Science in Technology, History of Technology, Electrical Engineering, Physics of Energy Technology, History of Computing, Media and Communication

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Springer Praxis Books
Categories
Natural Sciences
 
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319490885
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-49087-8

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