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Read ê Turing's Cathedral The Origins of the Digital Universe George Dyson â 4 characters Istoric developments the decoding of self replicating seuences in biology and the invention of the hydrogen bomb It’s no coincidence that the most destructive and the most constructive of human inventions appeared at exactly the same time  How did code take over the world In retracing how Alan Turing’s one dimensional model became John von Neumann’s two dimensional implementation Turing’s Cathedral offers a series of provocative suggestions as to where the digital universe now fully three dimensional may be heading nex. Despite the title this book is not primarily about Alan Turing It is really about the group of people at the Institute of Advanced Studies at Princeton Much of the book focuses on John von Neumann who spearheaded the effort to build some of the earliest electronic computers These first computers were very unreliable incorrect results were as likely due to faulty vacuum tubes as coding errors In fact circuits had to be designed to be robust to vacuum tubes that did not follow specsuite a large chunk of the book and the most fascinating dealt with the types of mathematical and physical problems that the earliest computers could solve In fact that was the principal interest of von Neumann learning what types of problems could be solved using computers Here Alan Turing and Kurt Godel played a large role in d

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