Jacquard's Web: How a hand-loom led to the birth of the information ageDe (autor) James Essinger
en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – 29 Mar 2007
Jacquard's web is a special book that explains more than the connections between loom and computer: it presents a fascinating history of talented and creative people developing and inventing the tools of progress.
James Essinger is a writer with a particluar interest in the history of ideas that have had a practical impact on the modern world. He is currently working on a novel about Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace and on a popular history of the written word.