Colossus: The Secrets of Bletchley Park'S Code-Breaking Computers [Audiobook] download free by B. Jack Copeland

Colossus: The Secrets of Bletchley Park'S Code-Breaking Computers Audiobook download free by B. Jack Copeland
  • Listen audiobook: Colossus: The Secrets of Bletchley Park'S Code-Breaking Computers
  • Author: B. Jack Copeland
  • Release date: 2010/1/25
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Computing
  • ISBN: 9780199578146
  • Rating: 8.62 of 10
  • Votes: 431
  • Review by: Walker Arsenault
  • Review rating: 8.37 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/28
  • Duration: 5H59M35S in 256 kbps (96 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-17
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, Vorbis, FLAC, WMA, WAV, MPEG4 (compression XZ, CBR, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 480
  • Includes a PDF summary of 41 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 30M42S (8.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: At last - the secrets of Bletchley Park's powerful codebreaking computers. This is a history of Colossus, the world's first fully-functioning electronic digital computer. Colossus was used during the Second World War at the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, where it played an invaluable role cracking enemy codes. Until very recently, much about the Colossus machine was shrouded in secrecy, largely because the codes that were employed remained in use by the British security services until a short time ago. This book only became possible due to the declassification in the US of wartime documents. With an introductory essay on cryptography and the history of code-breaking by Simon Singh, this book reveals the workings of Colossus and the extraordinary staff at Bletchley Park through personal accounts by those who lived and worked with the computer. Among them is the testimony of Thomas Flowers, who was the architect of Colossus and whose personal account, written shortly before he died, is published here for the first time.Other essays consider the historical importance of this remarkable machine, and its impact on the generations of computing technology that followed.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: World War 2 Books, Computing: General, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, British & Irish History, Military Intelligence, Linguistics
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.27 USD
  • Dimensions: 155x233x37mm
  • Weight: 669g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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