Turing S Cathedral

Author: George Dyson
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0307907066
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In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, who built one of the first computers to realize Alan Turing’s vision of ...

Turing S Cathedral

Author: George Dyson
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0718194500
Size: 66.90 MB
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' In Turing's Cathedral, George Dyson vividly re-creates the intense experimentation, incredible mathematical insight and pure creative genius that led to the dawn of the digital universe, uncovering a wealth of new material to bring a ...

Turing S Cathedral

Author: George Dyson
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0375422773
Size: 66.12 MB
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Documents the innovations of a group of eccentric geniuses who developed computer code in the mid-20th century as part of mathematician Alan Turin's theoretical universal machine idea, exploring how their ideas led to such developments as ...

Darwin Among The Machines

Author: George B. Dyson
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465046975
Size: 52.55 MB
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Darwin Among the Machines tells the story of humankind’s journey into the digital wilderness.

The Computing Universe

Author: Tony Hey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521766451
Size: 60.34 MB
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It introduces a fascinating cast of dreamers and inventors who brought these great technological developments into every corner of the modern world, and will open up the universe of computing to anyone who has ever wondered where his or her ...

Project Orion

Author: George Dyson
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805072846
Size: 57.94 MB
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A brilliant combination of history and personal recollections documents the incredible story of a wild idea--a spacecraft powered by hydrogen bombs--and brings to life an episode in U.S. scientific research that brought together a vast ...

The Age Of Insight

Author: Eric Kandel
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1588369307
Size: 47.20 MB
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Kandel tells the story of how these pioneers—Freud, Schnitzler, Klimt, Kokoschka, and Schiele—inspired by the Vienna School of Medicine, in turn influenced the founders of the Vienna School of Art History to ask pivotal questions such ...

The Universal Computer

Author: Martin Davis
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466505206
Size: 50.84 MB
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It tells the stories of the unsung heroes of the computer age – the logicians. The story begins with Leibniz in the 17th century and then focuses on Boole, Frege, Cantor, Hilbert, and Gödel, before turning to Turing.

Liquid Metal

Author: Sean Redmond
Publisher: Wallflower Press
ISBN: 9781903364871
Size: 44.36 MB
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Liquid Metal is the first extended collection of previously published essays on science fiction film and television.

Adventures Of A Mathematician

Author: S. M. Ulam
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520910553
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Now Daniel Hirsch and William Mathews reveal the true story of Ulam's pivotal role in the making of the "Super," in their historical introduction to this behind-the-scenes look at the minds and ideas that ushered in the nuclear age.