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GN J 006.3 B
Descript.
124 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent.
unmediated n rdamedia.
volume nc rdacarrier.
Series
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 116-119) and index.
Summary
"Machines That Think! explores machines from ancient history to today that perform a multitude of tasks, from making mind-numbing calculations to working on assembly lines to guiding spaceships to the moon. Included are fascinating looks at the world's earliest calculators, the birth of computer programming, and the arrival of smartphones. Contributors discussed include Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, Ada Lovelace, and Bill Gates. From the abacus to artificial intelligence, machines through the ages have pushed the boundaries of human capability and creativity"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject
Genre
ISBN/ISSN
9781419740985 (hardcover)
Call #
GN FIC PAD
Edition
First edition.
Descript.
315 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
text rdacontent.
still image rdacontent.
unmediated rdamedia.
volume rdacarrier.
Note
Chiefly illustrations.
"The (mostly) true story of the first computer"--Jacket.
Summary
Presents an alternate history in which Charles Babbage and Ada, Countess of Lovelace, build the "Difference Engine" and use it to explore the wilder realms of mathematics and fight crime for the sake of both London and science.
Subject
Genre
ISBN/ISSN
9780307908278
0307908275
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