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The Resource The friendly orange glow : the untold story of the PLATO system and the dawn of cyberculture, Brian Dear

The friendly orange glow : the untold story of the PLATO system and the dawn of cyberculture, Brian Dear

Label
The friendly orange glow : the untold story of the PLATO system and the dawn of cyberculture
Title
The friendly orange glow
Title remainder
the untold story of the PLATO system and the dawn of cyberculture
Statement of responsibility
Brian Dear
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the story of the 1960s computer program and platform that marked the true beginning of cyberculture, revealing the role of PLATO ideas in inspiring countless technological innovations, from flat-panel wall TVs to multiplayer games
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.48/34
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.8.P53
LC item number
D43 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The friendly orange glow : the untold story of the PLATO system and the dawn of cyberculture, Brian Dear
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [543]-555) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The automatic teacher -- Praeceptor ex machina -- An educational emergency -- The super-achiever -- The diagram -- Soldering irons, not switchblades -- Gas and glass -- Two's a crowd -- Knocking on the same doors -- A fork in the road -- Lessons learned -- Part II. The fun they had -- Impeachment -- The new wave -- The big board -- The killer app -- Empire -- Into the dungeon -- The zoo -- Red sweater -- The supreme being and the master of reality -- Climbing the ziggurat -- Coming of age -- Part III. Getting to scale -- The business opportunity -- The whim of iron -- Diaspora -- The crash pit -- A changing of he guard -- Leaving the nest -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn980858516
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 613 pages
Isbn
9781101871553
Lccn
2017013007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)980858516
Label
The friendly orange glow : the untold story of the PLATO system and the dawn of cyberculture, Brian Dear
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [543]-555) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The automatic teacher -- Praeceptor ex machina -- An educational emergency -- The super-achiever -- The diagram -- Soldering irons, not switchblades -- Gas and glass -- Two's a crowd -- Knocking on the same doors -- A fork in the road -- Lessons learned -- Part II. The fun they had -- Impeachment -- The new wave -- The big board -- The killer app -- Empire -- Into the dungeon -- The zoo -- Red sweater -- The supreme being and the master of reality -- Climbing the ziggurat -- Coming of age -- Part III. Getting to scale -- The business opportunity -- The whim of iron -- Diaspora -- The crash pit -- A changing of he guard -- Leaving the nest -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn980858516
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 613 pages
Isbn
9781101871553
Lccn
2017013007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)980858516

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