Cryotron Files

The strange death of a pioneering Cold War computer scientist
Icon Books Ltd (Verlag)
  • erscheint ca. am 13. September 2018
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 336 Seiten
978-1-78578-434-7 (ISBN)
American Cold War hero Dudley Buck's pioneering experiments with the microchip made him a figure of interest for the KGB up until his death from a mysterious heart attack following a visit from Russian scientists. Buck's son Douglas draws on unseen personal files for an intimate biography.
  • Englisch
  • Duxford
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  • Großbritannien
  • Höhe: 234 mm
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  • Breite: 153 mm
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  • Dicke: 33 mm
  • 741 gr
978-1-78578-434-7 (9781785784347)
178578434X (178578434X)
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Iain Dey is a Sunday Times correspondent who was named UK Business
Journalist of the Year in 2010. This is his first full-length book.

Douglas Buck is the son of Dudley Buck, and has had
privileged access to his father's diaries, associates and papers.
An incredibly thorough but fully accessible deep dive into the cold war battle for computer supremacy that details the increasingly relevant - and increasingly eerie- relationship between geopolitics and technology -- Jesse Eisenberg, laywright, New Yorker contributor and Oscar-nominated actor who played Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network.

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