WorldCat Identities

Gau, John

Overview
Works: 73 works in 147 publications in 2 languages and 3,680 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Interviews  Biography  Educational television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Other
Classifications: U21.2, 355.009
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Gau
Soldiers : a history of men in battle by John Keegan( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrated military historian, John Keegan, and co-author, Richard Holmes, chart the changes in the conduct of warfare through history with an instructive combination of analysis and illustration. In the process they reveal that what has not changed is that an army ultimately has to depend on the courage and determination of its fighting men
Triumph of the nerds by Robert X Cringely( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley (1st work). Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980's. Interviews Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple Computer and Bill Gates of Microsoft (2nd work). Looks at changes in the PC industry during the 1990's and their impact on the future. Discusses the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the Internet (3rd work)
Nerds 2.0.1 a brief history of the Internet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A three part series examining the ins and outs of one of the most volatile industries: the Internet. The first episode, Networking the nerds, examines how the seeds of the Internet were planted by Sputnik. The second episode, Connecting the suits, examines the advent of the PC and the need to connect them all to a network. The third episode, Wiring the world, visits Excite, a typical Silicon Valley entrepreneurial adventure, as well as describing how the Internet became a comfortable environment to do business, chat, and go shopping
The richt vay to the Kingdom of heuine by John Gau( Book )

12 editions published between 1888 and 1968 in English and Scots and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lights, camera, action! : a century of the cinema by Tony Bilbow( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Companion to the television series of the same name - Highlights of the cinema's first one hundred years; Most successful films of all time - Greatest flops - James Bond films - Steven Spielberg - Hollywood & Hollywood studios - Movie moguls - Film stars - Changing names - The Oscars - Child Stars - Sex symbols - Musicals - Landmarks of the cinema
Triumph of the nerds( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980s. Includes interviews with Bill Gates of Microsoft, IBM's decision to "buy, not build" PC technology, the introduction of IBM's PC into the U.S. Market followed rapidly by clones, the shaky co-operation between Microsoft and IBM, IBM's launch of OS/2, and Microsoft's introduction of Windows
Triumph of the nerds( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley. Includes the Altair 8800, the Homebrew Computer Club, the West Coast Computer Faire and hippie culture, nerds and hobbyists. Steve Wozniak eventually spawns Apple II, while Steve Jobs, at 25, becomes worth $100 million
Triumph of the nerds( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the changes in the PC industry during the 1990s and their impact on the future. Includes the introduction of Windows 95, the biggest global product launch ever; satellite links; and Xerox PARC, the user friendly technology adopted by Steve Jobs for Macintosh. Looks at the struggle to make PCs more friendly with graphical user interface and the advent and impact of the Internet
Electric money bills to bytes by Reiner Moritz Associates( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet the radical visionaries, innovators and entrepreneurs who - often against great resistance - brought information technology to the world of finance, changing forever the way money moves."--Container
The trap( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messengers by Karl Sabbagh( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at how hormones work and illustrates various effects, such as the "fight-or-flight" action
Great artists steal( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode begins in the early 1990's, with IBM in trouble and Microsoft the dominant player in the market place, and ends with the introduction of the Information sSuperhighway, with a new generation of nerds looking for their niche
Impressing their friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley. Includes the Altair 8800, the Homebrew Computer Club, the West Coast Computer Faire and hippie culture, nerds and hobbyists. Steve Wozniak eventually spawns Apple II, while Steve Jobs, at 25, becomes worth $100 million
Riding the bear( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode describes how the PC industry came of age in the 1980's. The computer companies lost their innocence and many of the pioneers realized it wasn't fun anymore. Profiles Steve Jobs, who co-founded Apple Computer and Bill Gates who saw Microsoft playing a central role in making the PC future a reality at IBM
The richt vay to the kingdome of heuine is techit heir by Christiern Pedersen( )

1 edition published in 1533 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soldiers, a history of men in battle( Visual )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an exploration of war through the centuries. Each program examines a particular aspect of soldiering or concept of warfare using archival footage, actualities, re-enactments, interviews and animation
Muscle power( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program demonstrates, on a microscopic level, what happens when a kung fu master is at work: how muscles work, how two types of molecules telescoping against each other produce enormous strength as they work in large numbers, how muscles of the heart and digestive tract move without conscious direction
Electric money( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how the digital revolution has fundamentally altered the world economy. Deals with the invention and evolution of the credit card business, the transformation of banking brought about by the electric money network and how information technology has expanded futures, options, and stock trading
Electric money( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The digital revolution fundamentally altered the world economy. Money used to mean gold, banknotes, cheques, now it takes the form of invisible data sent down cables at a touch of a key. Trading pits of the world's stock exchanges have been replaced by computer screens and networks. Automatic teller machines and the internet have given people unprecedented acces to their accounts. This program looks at money past, present and future in the electronic world
 
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Lights, camera, action! : a century of the cinema
Alternative Names
Gall, John 1493?-1553?

Gau, Ihone 1493?-1553?

Gaw, John 1493?-1553?

ガウ, ジョン

Languages
English (85)

Scots (2)

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