Turing's Cathedral

Turing's Cathedral

[the Origins of the Digital Universe]

eBook - 2012
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Legendary historian and philosopher of science George Dyson vividly re-creates the scenes of focused experimentation, incredible mathematical insight, and pure creative genius that gave us computers, digital television, modern genetics, models of stellar evolution--in other words, computer code. In the 1940s and '50s, a group of eccentric geniuses--led by John von Neumann--gathered at the newly created Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey...
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2012
Edition: Library ed
ISBN: 9780307969095
0307969096
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 sound file (15 hr., 40 min., 44 sec.) : digital
Additional Contributors: Morey, Arthur

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