Techtonic Shift: A BRIEF HISTORY OF COMPUTING AND THE WEB by Biswapriyo Bandopadhyay
How huge were the first computers? What jobs were computers used for in the past? Who really invented the internet? What are the stories behind the success of some of the tech icons and how have they created a new paradigm in computing? The book tries to find answers to these and many more questions in a simple and concise manner. Whether you’re a new-gen breathing computers and looking to fortify a career in the world of technology or computing, or a plain tech enthusiast or even a history buff who loves to revisit the eras gone by, this book delves into the various disruptive changes and milestones in computing – from the early days to the present era. The book takes you on a journey through time, touching upon the people, technologies, organizations and inventions to help you discover the amazing history of the computers, the internet and how the industry has evolved and undergone a ‘techtonic shift’ over the decades!