Turing and the Universal Machine: The Making of the Modern Computer
Alan Turning is widely known as the cryptographer extraordinaire of Bletchly Park, the man who broke the Nazi Enigma code. He has also been described as the father of the modern computer, dreaming of a machine that could think adn inaugurating a scientific revolution that we are deep in the midst of today. His work entailed too a challenge to the science of ourselves, exploring the limits between the human and technological.
7 pages matching ENIAC in this book
Results 1-3 of 7
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing
Excellent short account of how computers were first invented. Short, to the point, excellent photographs, such as portrait of Babbage, photographs of equipment from early years.Relates modern ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - headisdead - LibraryThing
Readable, brief, interesting but not mindblowing. Read full review
The Blue Pig
19 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
Turing and the Universal Machine (Icon Science): The Making of the Modern ...
Limited preview - 2017