An interesting tour into computer history.
The Author was able to write chapters both divulgative and technical, and this is a very difficult goal. Perhaps only the last chapter is a bit boring, a sort of pout-purri.
In the whole opera the language is fluent and the illustrations are neat.
A good book.
This book is explicitly NOT for programmers, it's for all those non-programmers who either want to become programmers, or want to understand what programmers do, or just want to explore the weird world of bits and bytes. Start by reading this book. If you find it fascinating and think you want to become a programmer, read (and work through) The C Programming Language next....Continua