Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe

Pantheon (Mar 6, 2012)
Hardcover – 432 pages
ISBN: 0375422773 / 9780375422775
“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 Princ...