KAUFMANN, WJ: Supercomputing and the Transformation of Science

Cover. Supercomputing and the Transformation of ScienceKaufmann, William J. III; Smarr, Larry L. Supercomputing and the Transformation of Science (Scientific American Library). W H Freeman & Co, 1993. ISBN: 0716750384. Unmarked. Dust jacket under clear protective cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30834) $15.00

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Extensively illustrated. Index. Bibliographic references. 238p. Examines the hardware, software, and technology of supercomputing at the end of the 20th century.

BATES, AW: Technology, Open Learning and Distance Education

Book Cover. Technology, Open Learning and Distance EducationBates, A. W. (Tony). Technology, Open Learning and Distance Education. Routledge, 1995. ISBN: 0415116821. Unmarked text. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30483) $16.00

Title in Routledge Studies in Distance Education. End of the twentieth century guide to the selection and use of modern technologies for open and flexible learning argues that technology is not inherently good or bad for teaching–it is the way teachers and administrators use it that matters.

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SPALTER, AM: The Computer in the Visual Arts

Book cover.  The Computer in the Visual Arts Spalter, Anne Morgan. The Computer in the Visual Arts. Addison-Wesley, 1999. ISBN: 0201386003. Unmarked text. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30228) $18.00

Widely praised introduction to twentieth century computer graphics. Focuses on the computer as a medium for artistic expression and graphic communication. Discussion includes the first computer images, landmarks in computer technology, digital painting and photo editing, electronic color, rendering 3D color, animation and video, the web, and more.

Illustrated throughout, including a section of 22 color plates. Artists include Joan Truckenbrod, Char Davies, Vera Molnar, Charles Csuri, Anne Morgan Spalter, Cynthia Beth Rubin, and others. 500p. Index. Bibliography.

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