Ancient Computing Technology

Ancient Computing Technology

From Abacuses to Water Clocks

Book - 2011
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Ancient cultures measured time accurately with water clocks. An engineer in the first century B.C. designed an odometer to calculate distance traveled. People computed the first values of pi about four thousand years ago. Learn how ancient computing set the stage for our own modern computing technology.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, c2011.
ISBN: 9780761365280
0761365281
Branch Call Number: 510.284/WOODS
Characteristics: 96 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Woods, Mary B. (Mary Boyle), 1946-

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