The Universal Machine
- Watson, Ian
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K - Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
The computer unlike other inventions is universal; you can use a computer for many tasks: writing, composing music, designing buildings, creating movies, inhabiting virtual worlds, communicating...This popular science history isn't just about technology but introduces the pioneers: Babbage, Turing, Apple's Wozniak and Jobs, Bill Gates, Tim Berners-Lee, Mark Zuckerberg. This story is about people and the changes computers have caused. In the future ubiquitous computing, AI, quantum and molecular computing could even make us immortal. The computer has been a radical invention. In less than a single human life computers are transforming economies and societies like no human invention before.
|Extent||367 pages, 109 black & white illustrations, 1 colour illustrations||ISBN||9783642281013|
|Format||N/A||Published||18 May 2012|
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