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The Universal Machine free pdf 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.

About Ian Watson

Ian Watson is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He has published two textbooks and over one hundred scientific papers, on various aspects of artificial intelligence and is a regular speaker at computer science conferences worldwide. He also makes regular contributions to the popular NZ computer magazine NetGuide.

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Author : Ian Watson
Publisher : Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH
Data Published : 17 May 2012
ISBN : 364228101X
EAN : 9783642281013
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 367 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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