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Big ideas that changed the world. Machines that think! / Don Brown.

Brown, Don, 1949- (author,, illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Summary:

"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 to guiding spaceships to the moon. 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 Mūsā al-Khwārizmī, Ada Lovelace, and Bill Gates. From the abacus to artificial intelligence, machines through the ages have pushed the boundaries of human capability and creativity."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 006.3 .B877b 2021 (Text) 37814003419380 JUV GRAPHIC - NEW Book System_Only_3months 10/13/2021 Available -
Gilliam County Library JGN 006.3 BROW (Text) 37823000183196 JR. GRAPHIC NOVEL New/High Demand Branch_Only_3months 02/24/2021 Available -
Hood River County Library J GRAPHIC 006.3 BRO (Text) 33892100695619 Children's Graphic Novels & Comics Book None 07/13/2020 Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419740985
  • ISBN: 1419740989
  • Physical Description: 124 pages : color illustrations; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, [2020]

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General Note:
Series numeration from Goodreads.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (116-119) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"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 to guiding spaceships to the moon. 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 Mūsā al-Khwārizmī, Ada Lovelace, and Bill Gates. From the abacus to artificial intelligence, machines through the ages have pushed the boundaries of human capability and creativity." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Computers > History > Juvenile literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
Autonomous robots > history > Juvenile literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
Artificial intelligence > history > Juvenile literature > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Educational comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Nonfiction comics.

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