In the SCIENCE MASTERS series, this book explains the inner workings of computers in a an accessible manner, starting with an account of how computers are built and why they work, describing what they currently can and cannot do, explaining how a computer can surpass its programmer and describing the quest for a Thinking Machine.
Starting with an account of how computers are built and why they work, Daniel Hillis describes what they acn and cannot do - at the resent time - before explaining how a computer can surpass its programmer, and finally, the quest for a thinking machine.
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Daniel Hillis is one of the world's hottest computer scientists. He was co-founder and chief scientist of the Thinking Machines Corporation and principalarchitect of the company's major product, the Connection Machine. He is an Editor of several scientific journals, including Artificial Life and Future Generation Computer Systems and is currently Vice President and Disney Fellow at Walt Disney Imagineering.Adam Hart-Davis is a freelance photographer, writer and broadcaster. He won awards for the BBC 2 series, Local Heroes and his pu
The Pattern On The Stone by Daniel Hillis
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