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How the Internet Happened : From Netscape to the iPhone - by Brian Mccullough (Hardcover)

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"Tech-guru Brian McCullough delivers a rollicking history of the internet, why it exploded, and how it changed everything. The internet was never intended for you, opines Brian McCullough in this lively narrative of an era that utterly transformed everything we thought we knew about technology. In How the Internet Happened, he chronicles the whole fascinating story for the first time, beginning in a dusty Illinois basement in 1993, when a group of college kids set off a once-in-an-epoch revolution with what would become the first "dotcom." Depicting the lives of now-famous innovators like Netscape's Marc Andreessen and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, McCullough also reveals surprising quirks and unknown tales as he tracks both the technology and the culture around the internet's rise. Cinematic in detail and unprecedented in scope, the result both enlightens and informs as it draws back the curtain on the new rhythm of disruption and innovation the internet fostered, and helps to redefine an era that changedevery part of our lives"--
Number of Pages: 371
Genre: Technology, Computers + Internet
Sub-Genre: Inventions, History, Internet
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Book theme: General
Author: Brian Mccullough
Language: English
Street Date: October 23, 2018
TCIN: 53905218
UPC: 9781631493072
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-3947
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