Turing S Cathedral

Author: George Dyson
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0307907066
Size: 47.61 MB
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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: 13.95 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: 10.81 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 ...

The Computing Universe

Author: Tony Hey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316123227
Size: 12.10 MB
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And this is just the beginning. In this book, Tony Hey and Gyuri Pápay lead us on a journey from the early days of computers in the 1930s to the cutting-edge research of the present day that will shape computing in the coming decades.

The Age Of Insight

Author: Eric Kandel
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1588369307
Size: 64.36 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 ...

Machines Of Loving Grace

Author: John Markoff
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062266705
Size: 54.31 MB
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In Machines of Loving Grace, New York Times reporter John Markoff, the first reporter to cover the World Wide Web, offers a sweeping history of the complicated and evolving relationship between humans and computers.

The Pope Of Physics

Author: Gino Segrè
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1627790063
Size: 72.46 MB
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An examination of the human dramas that touched Fermi’s life as well as a thrilling history of scientific innovation in the twentieth century, this is the comprehensive biography that Fermi deserves.

The Big Picture

Author: Sean Carroll
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780746075
Size: 75.58 MB
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Destined to sit alongside the works of our greatest thinkers, from Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan to Daniel Dennett and E. O. Wilson, this book shows that while our lives may be forever dwarfed by the immensity of the universe, they can be ...

Darwin Among The Machines

Author: George B. Dyson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465046975
Size: 37.69 MB
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Darwin Among the Machines tells the story of humankind’s journey into the digital wilderness.

Project Orion

Author: George Dyson
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805072846
Size: 59.87 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 ...