Darwin Among the Machines (Paperback)
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Darwin Among the Machines (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 01/03/2012
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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

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780718194574
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 223 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
One of the most original and intriguing books of the last two decades -- John Naughton * Guardian *
A very deep and important book, beautifully written -- Oliver Sacks
A book that can be read as literature, whether or not you have any interest in computers and machine intelligence . . . satisfying, edifying and accessible -- John Gribbin
An extraordinarily exciting, intriguing and very idiosyncratic book * Nature *

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