George Dyson discusses Turing's Cathedral
Harvard Book Store is pleased to welcome science historian George Dyson for a discussion of his new book, Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe.
“It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, who built one of the first… Show more
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