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"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
Gilliam County Library JGN 006.3 BROW (Text) 37823000183196 New New/High Demand Branch_Only_3months 02/24/2021 Checked out 04/19/2021
Hood River County Library J GRAPHIC 006.3 BRO (Text) 33892100695619 Children's Graphic Novels & Comics Book None 07/13/2020 Available -

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

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"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.
Autonomous robots > Juvenile literature.
Artificial intelligence > Juvenile literature.
Computers > Cartoons and comics.
Autonomous robots > Cartoons and comics.
Artificial intelligence > Cartoons and comics.
Genre: Educational comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.
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."

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