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Darwin Among the Machines

Darwin Among the Machines (Paperback)

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'Full of historical anecdotes ...but this is much more than a history book. [George Dyson] weaves his threads together for a purpose. Using voices of the past and present, he describes a fresh and sometimes startling viewpoint of the emerging relationship between nature and machines. From vignettes about Olaf Stapledon, George Boole, John von Neumann, and Samuel Butler, a larger story develops in which the twin processes of intelligence and evolution are inseparably intertwined' Danny Hillis, Wired

Computing & ITComputer scienceArtificial intelligenceScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesLife sciences: general issuesEvolution Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 01/03/2012 ISBN-13: 9780718194574  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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George Dyson is a historian of technology whose interests have included the development (and redevelopment) of the Aleut kayak (Baidarka, 1986), the evolution of digital computing and telecommunications (Darwin Among the Machines, 1997), and the exploration of space (Project Orion, 2002).

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