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Turing and the Universal Machine: The Making of the Modern Computer

Biography / Memoir

Series: Revolutions in Science Series

By: J Agar

153 pages, B/w photos

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Paperback | Dec 2001 | #121721 | ISBN: 1840462507
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The history of the computer is entwined with that of the modern world and most famously with the life of one man, Alan Turing. How did this device, which first appeared a mere 50 years ago, come to structure and dominate our lives so totally? An enlightening mini-biography of a brilliant but troubled man.

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