Ancient computing technology : from abacuses to water clocks
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Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, c2011.
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Book
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96 pages : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
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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.
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General Note
Includes chronology.
General Note
Includes glossary.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
This book traces ancient computing technology, from tally sticks in 35,000 B.C. to water clocks in the second century B.C.
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4-8,Medialog, Inc.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Woods, M., & Woods, M. B. 1. (2011). Ancient computing technology: from abacuses to water clocks. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Woods, Michael, 1946- and Mary B. 1946- Woods. 2011. Ancient Computing Technology: From Abacuses to Water Clocks. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Woods, Michael, 1946- and Mary B. 1946- Woods, Ancient Computing Technology: From Abacuses to Water Clocks. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Woods, Michael, and Mary B. 1946- Woods. Ancient Computing Technology: From Abacuses to Water Clocks. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books, 2011. Print.

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