Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe (Penguin Press Science)

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9780141015903: Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe (Penguin Press Science)
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Riveting . . . conveys the electrifying sense of possibility that the first computers unleashed . . . a page-turner ( New Scientist)

Brings to life a myriad cast of extraordinary characters, each of whom contributed to ushering in today's digital age ( Daily Telegraph)

An engrossing and well-researched book that recounts an important chapter in the history of 20th-century computing (Evgeny Morozov Observer)

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George Dyson's fascinating account of the early years of computers: Turing's Cathedral is the story behind how the PC, ipod, smartphone and almost every aspect of modern life came into being.

In 1945 a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, determined to build a computer that would make Alan Turing's theory of a 'universal machine' reality. Led by the polymath émigré John von Neumann, they created the numerical framework that underpins almost all modern computing - and ensured that the world would never be the same again.

George Dyson is a historian of technology whose interests include the development (and redevelopment) of the Aleut kayak. He is the author of Baidarka; Project Orion; and Darwin Among the Machines.

'Unusual, wonderful, visionary' Francis Spufford, Guardian

'Fascinating . . . the story Dyson tells is intensely human . . . a gripping account of ideas and inventionFascinating . . . the story Dyson tells is intensely human . . . a gripping account of ideas and invention' Jenny Uglow

'Glorious . . . as much a story of the personalities involved as of the discoveries they made, and you do not need any knowledge of computers or mathematics to enjoy the ride . . . a ripping yarn' John Gribbin, Literary Review

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. George Dyson s fascinating account of the early years of computers: Turing s Cathedral is the story behind how the PC, ipod, smartphone and almost every aspect of modern life came into being. In 1945 a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, determined to build a computer that would make Alan Turing s theory of a universal machine reality. Led by the polymath emigre John von Neumann, they created the numerical framework that underpins almost all modern computing - and ensured that the world would never be the same again. George Dyson is a historian of technology whose interests include the development (and redevelopment) of the Aleut kayak. He is the author of Baidarka ; Project Orion ; and Darwin Among the Machines . Unusual, wonderful, visionary . (Francis Spufford, Guardian ). Fascinating.the story Dyson tells is intensely human.a gripping account of ideas and invention. Fascinating.the story Dyson tells is intensely human.a gripping account of ideas and invention. ( Jenny Uglow ). Glorious.as much a story of the personalities involved as of the discoveries they made, and you do not need any knowledge of computers or mathematics to enjoy the ride. .a ripping yarn . (John Gribbin, Literary Review ). Nº de ref. de la librería APG9780141015903

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe, George Dyson, George Dyson's fascinating account of the early years of computers: "Turing's Cathedral" is the story behind how the PC, ipod, smartphone and almost every aspect of modern life came into being. In 1945 a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, determined to build a computer that would make Alan Turing's theory of a 'universal machine' reality. Led by the polymath emigre John von Neumann, they created the numerical framework that underpins almost all modern computing - and ensured that the world would never be the same again. George Dyson is a historian of technology whose interests include the development (and redevelopment) of the Aleut kayak. He is the author of "Baidarka"; "Project Orion"; and "Darwin Among the Machines". "Unusual, wonderful, visionary". (Francis Spufford, "Guardian"). "Fascinating.the story Dyson tells is intensely human.a gripping account of ideas and invention. Fascinating.the story Dyson tells is intensely human.a gripping account of ideas and invention." ("Jenny Uglow"). "Glorious.as much a story of the personalities involved as of the discoveries they made, and you do not need any knowledge of computers or mathematics to enjoy the ride. .a ripping yarn". (John Gribbin, "Literary Review"). Nº de ref. de la librería B9780141015903

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