The Universal Machine by Ian Watson
The Universal Machine by Ian Watson

The Universal Machine

by Ian Watson
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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.
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About this Edition

Language

English

Publication Date

May 18, 2012

Format

Paperback

Number of Pages

367

ISBN

364228101X

ISBN-13

9783642281013