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Author Brown, Don, (Computer specialist), author.

Title Machines that think [Hoopla electronic resource].

Publication Info. [United States] : Abrams, 2020.
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Description 1 online resource
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Series Big ideas that changed the world ; #2
Big ideas that changed the world.
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Summary Award-winning author Don Brown explores computers and technology in book two of the Big Ideas series. Machines That Think! explores machines from ancient history to today that perform a multitude of tasks, from making mind-numbing calculations to working on assembly lines. Included are fascinating looks at the world's earliest calculators, the birth of computer programming, and the arrival of smartphones. Contributors discussed include Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, Ada Lovelace, and Bill Gates. From the abacus to artificial intelligence, machines through the ages have pushed the boundaries of human capability and creativity. Back matter includes a timeline, endnotes, a bibliography, an author's note, and an index.
Audience Rated E
Note Rated E
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Computers -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Autonomous robots -- Juvenile literature.
Artificial intelligence -- Juvenile literature.
Electronic computers -- Cartoons and comics.
Autonomous robots -- Cartoons and comics.
Artificial intelligence -- Cartoons and comics.
Genre Electronic books.
Graphic novels.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Added Author Brown, Don.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781683358671 (electronic bk.)
1683358678 (electronic bk.)
Music No. MWT12473336
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