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  • Giving Away the Trick

  • How We Do All that Stuff with Computers
  • By: John J. Smith
  • Narrated by: John J. Smith
  • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

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This book answers the question: "how do we do all that amazing stuff with computers?" by going beyond explaining how computers work, to talking about how we use the things that computers do to invent new things and to make all kinds of wonderful things happen.  

Along the way, the listener will get a glimpse into the inside story of how we got to where we are with computers, get an understanding of how some of the "tricks" are done, clear up a misconception or two, and get insight into where things are going and what is possible.

©2020 John J. Smith (P)2020 John J. Smith

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  • Olive
  • 30-08-2020

Easy to Understand

I took some programming classes in college years ago. Always enjoyed computers and marveled at how “they” did this and that and never learned much beyond those early programming classes. Basic... tells you how old I must be.

The author wrote this book and suitable to audio as it was as if he was telling the story at a dinner party or other social event. He made it easy to understand without dumbing it down.

This book was so informative, I may even purchase a couple of copies for people I know who would rather hold a book in their hands. For me the content via audiobook was informative, fun and left me looking forward to learning more.

Thanks, John J Smith - is that a pseudonym?

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