Tools for Thought: The History and Future of Mindexpanding Technology

Computer Book Division/Simon & Schuster (New York) 1985, English text 326 pp.

Today's computer revolution was yesterday's dream and tomorrow's everyday occurrence...come and meet the people who have made it happen and the few who keep it going. With Tools for Thought, you'll be introduced to the unknown and forgotten eccentrics, mavericks, geniuses, and visionaries who brought us step-by step from 19th century mathematics to contemporary computing. You will be taken behind the scenes to the people and places that will ultimately affect the future of computers and our lives. Howard Rheingold is coauthor of several books on the people, philosophies, and power behind high technology.


updated 1993