Mind at Play The Psychology of Video Games Loftus and Loftus 1983 I get the feeling that every time a new technology appears, there will be some speculation on how the end of civilized behavior is now upon us. Television,
Computers for Everybody Willis and Miller 1981 Computers aren’t just for geeks, they are for everybody. The cover art cracks me up as the giant computer (or maybe tiny people) sits outside as a big jungle gym. This cover art
An Introduction to Spreadsheets Excel 97 edition Patchett 2001 Easy Design on Your Computer Word 97 edition Claybourne 2001 Technology titles are often held on to way longer than necessary. I think many librarians use the excuse that we should
TV & Video Electronic Revolution Irvine 1983 Direct from the 1980s: cutting edge video and television. To give everyone some historical context, video cameras were just starting to become mainstream when this was published. When I got married in 1982,
Making Music with your Computer Trubitt (Ed.) 1993 Submitter: 2 circs in about 9 years. Good heavens, what an outdated book! Just the fact that this was published when the biggest industry buzzword was “multimedia” is enough to toss it.
Prospecting for Atomic Minerals Knoerr and Lutjen 1955 Those of you looking to change your career, here is an option to consider. Why not collect all those fancy minerals they use in an atomic bomb? It’s perfectly safe and easy
Wonders of Dust McFall 1980 I can just picture the publisher pitch meeting: “What we really need is a book about dust!” It just seems like a random topic that you wouldn’t need (or care) to read a book
Lasers Work Like This Larsen 1969 Lasers! What a great topic for a children’s non-fiction book! This was pretty cutting edge stuff in 1969 when the book was published. Some of the topics are still relevant, such as