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Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe - George B. Dyson
Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781299216334 (1299216331)
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Edition language: English
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What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment rated it
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George Dyson's Turing's Cathedral summarizes the history of early computing, especially John von Neumann's involvement with the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. While von Neumann was interested in and developed the basis of game theory, his major contribution to the modern world was his le...
Tolle Lege!.
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1.0 Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe
"Too much history not enough Turing"One of the few books where I did not read it all. I generally love any book about Turing or information theory, but he delved too much in to the history. I really didn't need to know that the Indian tribe was on the site of the think tank before the think tank was...
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