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Publisher Description

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.
 

GENRE
Young Adult
AVAILABLE
2020
March 31
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
128
Pages
PUBLISHER
ABRAMS
SELLER
Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

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