From reviews of the first edition: "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." - "Computer Design". "Lives up to its title as a useful and entertaining technical guide...well-suited for students, technical writers, technicians, and sales and marketing people." - "Electronic Design". "Writing a book like this one takes audacity! ...Maxfield writes lucidly on a variety of complex topics without 'writing down' to his audience." - "EDN". "A highly readable, well-illustrated guided tour through basic electronics." - "Science Books & Films". "Extremely readable and easy to understand, you'll wonder how people learned about this stuff before this book came along." - "New Book Bulletin", Computer Literacy Bookshops. This book presents the difference between the analog and digital worlds. It explains what logic gates are and how to make them from transistors.