Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe
Publish date: March 1st 2012
Publisher: Allen Lane
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
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...
"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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