Computers: Faster, Smaller, and Smarter
"Computers affect all areas of our lives, yet they have only been around for about 50 years. Today they are among our most powerful tools. This book looks at the cutting edge of computer technology today, and how simple ideas and dreams will help shape the future. Find out: How computers help solve crimes. Why do some robots look like snakes? What cyber threats is the world is facing?"
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