Relive What It Was Like to Invent the Future
The Untold Story
The Untold Story of Everything Digital
by Tom Green
The Beginning That Changed Everything
behind how the world went digital for the very first time.
The Untold Story of Everything Digital is a high-stakes adventure filled with mystery, suspense, drama, international intrigue, daring, and incredible, breakthrough digital engineering.
Digital engineering that was, in 1949, a first-ever in world history; engineering that birthed the modern digital age.
The Untold Story of Everything Digital is a previously untold story about the making of the world’s first real-time electronic digital computer…and the fantastic, pioneering exploits of a small group of young and unknown engineers who pulled it off…pulled off what the world thought impossible. They made the impossible possible…and did it over a remarkably short period of time.
The Untold Story of Everything Digital tells the digital tale about how the world made the great leap from Digital Silence to the shores of smartphone ubiquity…from a time beyond memory when not a single ping of data existed for millennia …to our modern age where we exchange 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day. That’s over 200 billion DVDs a day.
What took place in 1949 was the beginning that changed everything. The Untold Story of Everything Digital is that story of origin.
And it all went down in an old laundry building in 1949. An ornate, brick wonder factory at 211 Mass Ave.—a block away from the front door of MIT.
are conceived, incubated, and grown across generations.”
who gave us the Information Age, Personal Computers and the Internet.
It tells their personal stories in a context that allows a general audience
to appreciate the sources of innovation that led to so much we enjoy in the Modern Age."
It’s an amazing history of MIT in the 1940’s and 1950’s around the invention of the computer.”
and the remarkable depth and breadth of his research holds the reader firm,
often enthralled, throughout.”