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Shurkin, Joel N. 1938-

Overview
Works: 19 works in 91 publications in 3 languages and 6,635 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Longitudinal studies  Popular works  Juvenile works  Biographies  Interviews  Educational films  Documentary films  Drama 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QA76.17, 001.6409
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Most widely held works by Joel N Shurkin
Engines of the mind : a history of the computer by Joel N Shurkin( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terman's kids : the groundbreaking study of how the gifted grow up by Joel N Shurkin( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study that tracks life histories of more than 1500 California kids with genius level IQ's, with details about income, health, marriage and other aspects of their lives
Broken genius : the rise and fall of William Shockley, creator of the electronic age by Joel N Shurkin( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the life of Nobel Prize-winning physicist William Shockley, who co-invented the transistor and was an outspoken advocate of eugenics
The invisible fire : the story of mankind's victory over the ancient scourge of smallpox by Joel N Shurkin( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intensive care : facing the critical choices by Thomas A Raffin( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Am I crazy, or is it my shrink? by Larry E Beutler( Book )

12 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides guidance in selecting the most appropriate type of psychotherapy, finding a psychiatrist, evaluating the therapy you receive, and dealing with unethical or unprofessional problems with your therapist
Engines of the mind : the evolution of the computer from mainframes to microprocessors by Joel N Shurkin( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to help gunners aim their artillery correctly, John Mauchly and Presper Eckert developed the Electric Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC) during World War II. This book is an introduction to the feuding researchers and inventors who made the computer possible, from the huge early models to the creation of the microchip and beyond
Helix by Desmond Ryan( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True genius : the life and work of Richard Garwin, the most influential scientist you've never heard of by Joel N Shurkin( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first biography of Richard Garwin, a physicist whose work has had wide-ranging impacts on modern life from well-known technical innovations to progress in nuclear disarmament"--
A consumer's guide to psychotherapy by Larry E Beutler( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists greater than Einstein : the biggest lifesavers of the twentieth century by Billy Woodward( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jupiter : the star that failed by Joel N Shurkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses our solar system's largest planet including Galileo's observations of it with the first telescope and revealing data supplied by the recent Pioneer X space probe
Update--report on the planet earth by Joel N Shurkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the cosmic and geophysical forces that created and continue to move and change the earth
The rise and fall of William Shockley, creator of the electronic age by Joel N Shurkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Broken Genius' is the biography of William Shockley, founding father of Silicon Valley, one of the most significant scientists of the 20th century. Shockley won a Nobel Prize for inventing the transistor, upon which almost everything that makes the modern world is based
Artificial Intelligence by Patrick Henry Winston( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The next revolution - the greatest since the Industrial Revolution - will be a fight between those who have mastered computer technology and those who have not, according to guest Joel Shurkin who is a lecturer in communication at Stanford University and author of the recently published book "Engines of the mind : a history of the computer."
Koret Foundation : the impact of strategic philanthropy by Joel N Shurkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The leak, and how it swamped the rare medical books by Joel N Shurkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The invisible fire by Joel N Shurkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Expert systems : the practical face of artificial intelligence( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Shurkin Joel

Shurkin, Joel 1938-

Shurkin, Joel N. 1938-

シャーキン, ジョエル

シャーキン, ジョエル N.

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The invisible fire : the story of mankind's victory over the ancient scourge of smallpoxAm I crazy, or is it my shrink?Engines of the mind : the evolution of the computer from mainframes to microprocessorsA consumer's guide to psychotherapyScientists greater than Einstein : the biggest lifesavers of the twentieth centuryThe rise and fall of William Shockley, creator of the electronic age