WorldCat Identities

Gau, John

Overview
Works: 69 works in 146 publications in 2 languages and 3,730 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Documentary films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Author
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 )

15 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 1,637 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 801 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 412 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 )

23 editions published between 1888 and 1968 in English and Scots and held by 225 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 134 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 74 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

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 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
The trap( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electric money bills to bytes by Reiner Moritz Associates( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 53 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

Shows how chemical messengers control and coordinate many different processes of the human body. Focuses on the role hormones play in response to a sudden emergency, the so-called fight or flight reaction. Interior filming of the body and computer graphics are utilized
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
Electric money( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 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
Muscle power( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 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 3 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
Impressing their friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 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 3 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
Coming together( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attraction, desire and sexual coupling lead to conception. This program covers the physiological events that underlie the process of reproduction
 
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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 (89)

Scots (4)

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