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The Universal Machine [electronic resource] : From the Dawn of Computing to Digital Consciousness

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9783642281013Publication details: Dordrecht : Springer, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9783642281020
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Universal Machine : From the Dawn of Computing to Digital ConsciousnessDDC classification:
  • 612.82
LOC classification:
  • QP363.3
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Contents:
THE UNIVERSAL MACHINE; From the Dawn of Computing to Digital Consciousness; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: The Dawn of Computing; The Difference Engine; The First Computers; The Grandfather of Computing; Babbage Goes Public; The Analytical Engine; The Enchantress of Numbers; The Difference Engine No.2; A Swedish DoppelgÄnger; Babbage's Legacy; Chapter 3: Marvelous Machines; We the People; Soldiers and Secretaries; The Sound of Money; Weighing, Counting, Timing and Tabulating; Chapter 4: Computers Go to War; The Turing Machine; Total War; Chasing an Enigma
Chapter 10 - The Second Coming
Chapter 14: Digital ConsciousnessThe Imitation Game; The Chinese Room; The Robots Are Coming; Governing Lethal Behavior in Autonomous Robots; Resistance is Futile; Spooky Action; Reverse Engineering the Brain; Epilogue; Appendix I; Remarks of the Prime Minister Gordon Brown; Appendix II; Where Are They Now?; Further Reading; Chapter 2 - The Dawn of Computing; Chapter 3 - Marvelous Machines; Chapter 4 - Computers Go to War; Chapter 5 - Computers and Big Business; Chapter 6 - Deadheads and Propeller Heads; Chapter 7 - The Computer Gets Personal; Chapter 8 - Weaving the Web; Chapter 9 - Dotcom
Hitler's Secret WriterColossus; Calculating Space; The Turing Test; To Die Perchance to Sleep; Turing's Legacy; Chapter 5: Computers and Big Business; ENIAC; EDVAC; The Mainframe; The Lyons Electronic Office; Electronic Recording Machine-Accounting; Fly the American Way; Chapter 6: Deadheads and Propeller Heads; Augmenting Human Intellect; Stanford University and Silicon Valley; SAIL; Playing in the PARC; Inventing the Future; Chapter 7: The Computer Gets Personal; Woz; Phreaking, Jokes and Jobs; Homebrew and the Birth of Apple; A PC on Every Desk; Killer Apps; It's All About the Software
Pirates and EntrepreneursThe Deal of the Century; 1984; Chapter 8: Weaving the Web; Vague But Exciting; Explosive Growth; A Network of Networks; You've Got Mail!; An Electronic Notice Board; The Browser Wars; A Needle in a Million Haystacks; Chapter 9: Dotcom; Power to the People; Search and You Will Find; Everything from A to Z; I Collect Broken Laser Pointers!; It's Good to Share; The Dotcom Bubble; Chapter 10: The Second Coming; Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish; Change the World; What's NeXT; Some Light Entertainment; Act II; All Your Music in Your Pocket; I Wanted One so Much it Hurt?; Post-PC
RIPChapter 11: Web 2.0; Let Me Share with You; Harvard's Face Books; Identical Twins; The Next Big Thing; Ambient Intimacy; LOLcats; Citizen Journalism; 140 Characters or Less; All the World's Knowledge; Chapter 12: Digital Underworld; The Birth of Hacking; Captain Crunch; Cyberpunks; The Hacker Manifesto; Worms, Viruses and Trojans; Good Guys and Bad Guys; Hacktivism; Cyberwar; Chapter 13: Machines of Loving Grace; How Far Is the Future?; Moore's Law; The Near Future; Ubiquitous Computing; Cloud Computing; Computing as a Utility; Hands-Free; Augmented Reality; A Grand Challenge
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THE UNIVERSAL MACHINE; From the Dawn of Computing to Digital Consciousness; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: The Dawn of Computing; The Difference Engine; The First Computers; The Grandfather of Computing; Babbage Goes Public; The Analytical Engine; The Enchantress of Numbers; The Difference Engine No.2; A Swedish DoppelgÄnger; Babbage's Legacy; Chapter 3: Marvelous Machines; We the People; Soldiers and Secretaries; The Sound of Money; Weighing, Counting, Timing and Tabulating; Chapter 4: Computers Go to War; The Turing Machine; Total War; Chasing an Enigma

Chapter 10 - The Second Coming

Chapter 14: Digital ConsciousnessThe Imitation Game; The Chinese Room; The Robots Are Coming; Governing Lethal Behavior in Autonomous Robots; Resistance is Futile; Spooky Action; Reverse Engineering the Brain; Epilogue; Appendix I; Remarks of the Prime Minister Gordon Brown; Appendix II; Where Are They Now?; Further Reading; Chapter 2 - The Dawn of Computing; Chapter 3 - Marvelous Machines; Chapter 4 - Computers Go to War; Chapter 5 - Computers and Big Business; Chapter 6 - Deadheads and Propeller Heads; Chapter 7 - The Computer Gets Personal; Chapter 8 - Weaving the Web; Chapter 9 - Dotcom

Hitler's Secret WriterColossus; Calculating Space; The Turing Test; To Die Perchance to Sleep; Turing's Legacy; Chapter 5: Computers and Big Business; ENIAC; EDVAC; The Mainframe; The Lyons Electronic Office; Electronic Recording Machine-Accounting; Fly the American Way; Chapter 6: Deadheads and Propeller Heads; Augmenting Human Intellect; Stanford University and Silicon Valley; SAIL; Playing in the PARC; Inventing the Future; Chapter 7: The Computer Gets Personal; Woz; Phreaking, Jokes and Jobs; Homebrew and the Birth of Apple; A PC on Every Desk; Killer Apps; It's All About the Software

Pirates and EntrepreneursThe Deal of the Century; 1984; Chapter 8: Weaving the Web; Vague But Exciting; Explosive Growth; A Network of Networks; You've Got Mail!; An Electronic Notice Board; The Browser Wars; A Needle in a Million Haystacks; Chapter 9: Dotcom; Power to the People; Search and You Will Find; Everything from A to Z; I Collect Broken Laser Pointers!; It's Good to Share; The Dotcom Bubble; Chapter 10: The Second Coming; Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish; Change the World; What's NeXT; Some Light Entertainment; Act II; All Your Music in Your Pocket; I Wanted One so Much it Hurt?; Post-PC

RIPChapter 11: Web 2.0; Let Me Share with You; Harvard's Face Books; Identical Twins; The Next Big Thing; Ambient Intimacy; LOLcats; Citizen Journalism; 140 Characters or Less; All the World's Knowledge; Chapter 12: Digital Underworld; The Birth of Hacking; Captain Crunch; Cyberpunks; The Hacker Manifesto; Worms, Viruses and Trojans; Good Guys and Bad Guys; Hacktivism; Cyberwar; Chapter 13: Machines of Loving Grace; How Far Is the Future?; Moore's Law; The Near Future; Ubiquitous Computing; Cloud Computing; Computing as a Utility; Hands-Free; Augmented Reality; A Grand Challenge