Machines that think!
|Format:||Print Book 2020|
|Availability:||Available at 25 Libraries 26 of 30 copies|
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.
|Series||Big ideas that changed the world.|
-- Juvenile literature.
Autonomous robots -- Juvenile literature.
Artificial intelligence -- Juvenile literature.
Computers -- Cartoons and comics.
Robots -- Cartoons and comics.
Artificial intelligence -- Cartoons and comics.
Cartoons and comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
|Publisher|| New York :2020
124 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-119) and index.