From reviews of the first edition:"e;If you want to be reminded of the joy of electronics, take a look at Clive (Max) Maxfield's book Bebop to the Boolean Boogie."e; --Computer Design "e;Lives up to its title as a useful and entertaining technical guide....well-suited for students, technical writers, technicians, and sales and marketing people."e; --Electronic Design"e;Writing a book like this one takes audacity! ... Maxfield writes lucidly on a variety of complex topics without 'writing down' to his audience."e; --EDN"e;A highly readable, well-illustrated guided tour through basic electronics."e; -Science Books & Films"e;Extremely readable and easy to understand, you'll wonder how people learned about this stuff before this book came along."e; --New Book Bulletin, Computer Literacy Bookshops* The difference between the analog and digital worlds.* What logic gates are and how to make them from transistors.