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Gau, John

Overview
Works: 73 works in 131 publications in 3 languages and 3,430 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, Contributor, 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 )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 1,596 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 )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the personal computer industry and features interviews with such figures as Ed Roberts, Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates
Nerds 2.0.1 : a brief history of the Internet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 353 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 examines how the seeds of the Internet were planted by Sputnik. The second episode examines the advent of the PC and the need to connect them all to a network. The third episode 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
Lights, camera, action! : a century of the cinema by Tony Bilbow( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 126 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
The trap by Srđan Golubović( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En el Belgrado de la posguerra conviven las formas nuevas y viejas de corrupción, y la distancia entre los ricos y los pobres se hace cada vez mayor. Belgrado lucha por encontrar su identidad, cuyo turbulento y reciente pasado ha dejado a muchos en un desierto moral y existencial. En este contexto se sitúa el hogar de Mladen, su esposa Marija y su hijo Nemanja. Cuando a Nemanja se le diagnostica una seria afección cardíaca, los médicos insisten en que sea operado en el extranjero. ¿Pero de dónde pueden sacar el dinero? Justo cuando los padres del chico pierden la esperanza de recaudarlo, Mdalen conoce a un hombre que ofrece darles esta cantidad a cambio de que mate a un hombre de negocios rival
Triumph of the nerds( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 75 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 70 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 )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 44 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
Messengers by Karl Sabbagh( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The delicate interplay of hormones is responsible for all the events of reproduction. How many other body processes are controlled and coordinated by these chemical messengers becomes apparent in this program which follows the role of hormones play in response to a suddent emergency: fight or flight reaction
Riding the bear( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 19 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
Great artists steal( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 19 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 by Robert X Cringely( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 19 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
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 by written and produced by., Karl Sabbagh( 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
Moving parts by Karl Sabbagh( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how human muscle activity is coordinated by the cerebellum and how position sensors in the muscles and joints along with the balancing mechanism of the inner ear enable the body to be controlled. Presents cinemicrophotography of the interior of the knee
Tatakai no sekaishi : Ichimannen no gunjintachi( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Civil war : England's fight for freedom( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the English Revolution and the turbulent period between 1638-1658, when the foundations of British democracy and civil freedoms were created
Nerds 2.0.1 : a brief history of the Internet( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series looks at the history of the Internet and its influence on society. Examines issues on both an economic and social level
 
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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

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