Digital Technology by Tom Jackson


Digital Technology by Tom Jackson

From simple abacuses to today's supercomputers, trace the evolution of technology's developments in all things digital and computer-related. A host of famous (and not so famous) computing machines throughout history, from early steam-powered computing machines and code breaking machines used during World War II to the development of the world wide web, wireless technology, show how inventors and engineers have developed and improved on technology to make computers such an important part of human history. This book also dissects some of the major developments in each era, to give a rounded picture of these amazing machines. Technology Timelines is a series of six book aimed at upper KS2 and early KS3 readers aged 9+, tracing the development of specific technologies through the ages.


This book will be a very useful resource for KS3 and older KS2 students School Librarian Colourful layout with easy to follow text-boxes and captions make this book accessible and appealing. It's a fascinating look at computing machines throughout history Parents In Touch

About the Author

Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson has been an author for about 15 years. He has written more than 60 books and contributed to hundreds of others. Tom lives in Bristol, England, with his wife and three children. Tom has written about everything from alpine skiing to nanotechnology and algebra to ping pong.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

22nd September 2016



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