Ancient Computing Technology
From Abacuses to Water ClocksBook - 2011
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.
Branch Call Number: 510.284/WOODS
Characteristics: 96 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
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