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The Thinking Things

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The Thinking Things

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The race to create thinking machines started 5,000 years ago. From Archimedes to Bill Gates, and from Charles Babbage to Tim Bern...
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The race to create thinking machines started 5000 years ago. From Archimedes to Bill Gates, and from Charles Babbage to Tim Berners-Lee, the machines and the web weave an intricate and interesting tal... e. Meet the machines, the inventions and the inventors that have defined us; and will define our future. A must read for all computer scientists, and an interesting read for all those who are interested in computers and the web, this entertaining series of short stories will give a perspective that is unparalleled, and a vision that is breath-taking! This book is a bridge between the past and the future. In its pages, you will get a glimpse of the transformation of the WWW into an Intelligent Immersive Imagion that will change ourselves. Yes, the age of the machines is on!
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 01/06/2009
  • Publisher: Silkrays Publishing Corporation
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Pages: 270
  • Dimensions (mm): 127x203x15mm
  • Weight: 297g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 01/06/2009
  • Author:Joseph Pally

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