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- -: Authors at Google: George Dyson, "Turing's Cathedral"

March 20, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Description: Dyson's account of the origins of modern computing, both historic and prophetic, sheds important new light on how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II. The proliferation of both codes and machines was paralleled by two historic developments: the decoding of ...

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Source: Google Talks

- -: Authors at Google Presents George Dyson: Turing's Cathedral

March 20, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Description: Dyson's account of the origins of modern computing, both historic and prophetic, sheds important new light on how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II. The proliferation of both codes and machines was paralleled by two historic developments: the decoding of ...

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Source: Google Talks

- -: Keen On... George Dyson

March 19, 2012 (over 5 years ago)

Andrew Keen interviews George Dyson, author of Turing's Cathedral.

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Source: Techcrunch

- -: George Dyson: Let's take a nuclear-powered rocket to Saturn

February 19, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

http://www.ted.com George Dyson tells the amazing story of Project Orion, a massive, nuclear-powered spacecraft that could have taken us to Saturn in five years. With a priceless insider's perspective and a cache of documents, photos and film, Dyson brings this dusty Atomic Age dream to vivid life.

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- -: George Dyson: The birth of the computer

June 23, 2008 (about 9 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Historian George Dyson tells stories from the birth of the modern computer -- from its 16th-century origins to the hilarious notebooks of some early computer engineers.

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- -: Turing's Cathedral

April 18, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

Google Tech Talks April, 9 2008 ABSTRACT New Light on the Dawn of Digital Computing, 1945-1958 The digital universe consists of two kinds of bits: differences in space and differences in time. Digital computers translate between these two forms of information--structure and sequence--accordin...

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Kary Mullis: Kary Mullis Celebrates the Experiment

February 1, 2002 (over 15 years ago)

Kary Mullis shares his personal experiences on how he started doing science and shows the audience the boldness and intuitiveness scientists should adapt when doing experiements.

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Source: TED

George Dyson: The Birth of the Computer

March 1, 2003 (over 14 years ago)

George Dyson helps make appreciation of the history of computers easier and even humorous despite the fact that it is one of the reasons bombs have become so successfuly used today.

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Source: TED

George Dyson: Project Orion

February 1, 2002 (over 15 years ago)

George Dyson looks back on the history of spacecrafts with Project Orion as the reference.

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Source: TED

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