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Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe

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How did computers take over the world? This is the story behind how the PC, ipod, smartphone and almost every aspect of modern life came into being.
In 1945 a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, determined to build a computer that would make Alan Turing's theory of a 'universal machine' reality. Led by the polymath émigré John von Neumann, they created the numerical framework that underpins almost all modern computing - and ensured that the world would never be the same again.

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ISBN/EAN9780141015903
TypeBoek

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AuteurDyson
UitgeverPenguin Books Ltd