Zeroes and Ones

Zeroes and Ones : The geeks, heroes and hackers who changed history

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Fuelled by pizza, late nights and unparalleled geekery, this is the history of some of the world's most important milestones in the development of technology - from the earliest computers made of light bulbs and an old tin to Wikileaks and smartphones.

Packed with weird facts, astonishing tidbits and extraordinary anecdotes, travel around the world and meet the people who made the world we live in today.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 135 x 210mm
  • Australia
  • English
  • Two colour internals
  • 1925589390
  • 9781925589399
  • 1,247,285

About Cristy Burne

Cristy Burne is a past editor of CSIRO's Scientriffic magazine for kids, a regular contributor to The Helix mag for kids/ teens, and has worked as a travelling performer in the Shell Questacon Science Circus. She has been a science writer at CERN in Switzerland, Fermilab in the US, Scitech in Perth and even a year in Japan at a biotech patent law firm. She has a Bachelor of Science in biotechnology, a Grad Dip in Science Communication, and a Masters in Professional Communication. She's had three middle grade adventure novels published in the UK.
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