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Turing's Cathedral

The Origins of the Digital Universe

Turing's Cathedral( )
Author: Dyson, George
Read by: Morey, Arthur
ISBN:978-0-307-96906-4
Publication Date:Mar 2012
Publisher:Random House Audio Publishing Group
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:AUD $80.00
Book Description:

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. Their joint...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Science / General
Computers / General
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.929 x 15.088 x 4.14 cm
Book Weight:0.373 Kilograms
Author Biography
Dyson, George (Author)
George Dyson, the son of distinguished physicist Freeman Dyson, grew up immersed in the world of groundbreaking science. Dyson lives in Washington State.




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