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George Dyson

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Building the First Computers

Thursday, March 15, 2012

George Dyson discusses the men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, who built one of the first computers. In Turing’s Cathedral, Dyson shows how their work would break the distinction between numbers that mean things and numbers that do things—and our universe would never be the same.

 

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