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Author Charles Petzold
Pages 400
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Level All Levels
Published 10/11/2000
ISBN 9780735611313
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Prefaceiv
Chapter 1 Best Friends3
Chapter 2 Codes and Combinations9
Chapter 3 Braille and Binary Codes15
Chapter 4 Anatomy of a Flashlight22
Chapter 5 Seeing Around Corners32
Chapter 6 Telegraphs and Relays40
Chapter 7 Our Ten Digits47
Chapter 8 Alternatives to 1054
Chapter 9 Bit by Bit by Bit69
Chapter 10 Logic and Switches86
Chapter 11 Gates (Not Bill)102
Chapter 12 A Binary Adding Machine131
Chapter 13 But What About Subtraction?143
Chapter 14 Feedback and Flip-Flops155
Chapter 15 Bytes and Hex180
Chapter 16 An Assemblage of Memory190
Chapter 17 Automation206
Chapter 18 From Abaci to Chips238
Chapter 19 Two Classic Microprocessors260
Chapter 20 ASCII and a Cast of Characters286
Chapter 21 Get on the Bus301
Chapter 22 The Operating System320
Chapter 23 Fixed Point, Floating Point335
Chapter 24 Languages High and Low349
Chapter 25 The Blossoming365
Acknowledgment383
Index385


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