WorldCat Identities

Sen, Paul

Overview
Works: 63 works in 106 publications in 2 languages and 1,686 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Biography 
Roles: Director, Creator, tld, tlp, Performer
Classifications: HD9696.C62, 338.761
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Sen
Triumph of the nerds ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 813 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)
Steve Jobs the lost interview ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1995, during the making of his TV series Triumph of the Nerds about the birth of the PC, Bob Cringely did an hour-long interview with Steve Jobs, shortly after Jobs was ousted from Apple and two years before Jobs would return to take over Apple. Jobs discusses his early days, career battles, and vision for the future
Codebreaker by Clare Beavan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The remarkable and tragic story of one of the 20th century's most important people. Alan Turing set in motion the computer age and his World War II codebreaking helped turn the tide of the Second World War. Instead of receiving accolades, he faced terrible persecution. In 1952, the British Government forced him to undergo chemical castration as punishment for his homosexuality. In despair, Turing committed suicide. He was only 41 years old
Triumph of the nerds ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 77 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 72 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
Science and the swastika ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hitler's biological soldiers. When the Nazis came to power, Jewish scientists were dismissed in favor of so-called "Aryan" scientists. Many were enthusiastic about their new status as influencers of government policy and relished their mission of perfecting the German race. What followed was an elaborate, ruthless campaign of "racial hygiene"--That very nearly succeeded
Light fantastic ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of man's quest to understand the nature of light
Triumph of the nerds great artists steal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Triumph of the nerds ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Das Wunder des Lichts ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die vierteilige BBC-Serie schildert die spannende Suche nach einer Antwort auf die Frage: Was ist Licht? Sie begleitet grosse Forscher wie Isaac Newton, Galileo Galilei oder Albert Einstein bei ihren manchmal abenteuerlichen Versuchen, das Rätsel zu lösen. Sie rekonstruiert wissenschaftliche Experimente, philosophische Debatten und bahnbrechende Erfindungen. (Quelle: Umschlag)
Light fantastic ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Light is why the sea is blue and the grass is green. Without light, there would be no life, no art ? there would be nothing. Light is a necessity for human life but we are still trying to understand it?
Civil war England's fight for freedom ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Off-air recording of television program broadcast on February 4, 2002 and date copied on February 5, 2002 made by : Bundoora, Vic. : La Trobe University, The Borchardt Library. OA2002-35
Visible messages designing for silicon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deals firstly with optoelectronics. Shows how light, beamed down glass fibres is used to transmit digital information. Describes the properties required in the glass for optimum efficiency in light transmission and the most efficient light sources including semi-conductor lasers. Discusses the implications for the communications industry. The second part looks at the way modern silicon chips are designed using powerful computers. The methodologies of design demonstrated here are common throughout the electronics industry
Light fantastic ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Light is why the sea is blue and the grass is green. Without light, there would be no life, no art ? there would be nothing. Light is a necessity for human life but we are still trying to understand it?
Light fantastic ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Light is why the sea is blue and the grass is green. Without light, there would be no life, no art ? there would be nothing. Light is a necessity for human life but we are still trying to understand it?
Great artists steal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 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 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
Science and the swastika ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Werner Heisenberg was one of Germany's leading physicists. When Nazi ideology took over science, he was among those researchers who fled to other countries. For those who stayed, enormous pressure was put on them to conform--an to develop the Atom Bomb."--Container
 
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English (50)
German (2)