The Universal Machine

The Universal Machine

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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.i, you probably dona#39;t know me, but assuming you stick with this book then wea#39;re going to be spending quite a bit of time ... You may be reading this as a printed book, much as theya#39;ve looked for centuries, or you may be reading it on a Kindle or iPad. ... Ia#39;m writing this on my MacBook Pro using Google Docs in the cloud.

Title:The Universal Machine
Author:Ian Watson
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-05-17


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