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A computer that thinks like the universe - Joshua Rothman - In: The Boston Globe

A computer that thinks like the universe - Joshua Rothman - In: The Boston Globe | Mapmakers | Scoop.it

If an atomic-scale computer can be built, it won’t just create a faster machine: it will help us think like the universe. What is a computer? Steve Jobs famously described the computer as “a bicycle for the mind” — a tool to help us remember, think, discover, and create. There’s another way, though, to think about what a computer is: not as a high-tech tool, but as a profound intellectual achievement. In a deep sense, the power of the computer is as much about ideas as it is about circuits.

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The Machine That Changed the World: Parts 1-5 - In: Waxy.org

The Machine That Changed the World: Parts 1-5  - In: Waxy.org | Mapmakers | Scoop.it

The Machine That Changed the World is the longest, most comprehensive documentary about the history of computing ever produced, but since its release in 1992, it's become virtually extinct. Out of print and never released online, the only remaining copies are VHS tapes floating around school libraries or in the homes of fans who dubbed the original shows when they aired. It's a whirlwind tour of computing before the Web, with brilliant archival footage and interviews with key players — several of whom passed away since the filming. Almost 5 hours of History ...

1 http://waxy.org/2008/06/the_machine_that_changed_the_world/

2 http://waxy.org/2008/06/the_machine_that_changed_the_world_inventing_the_future/

3 http://waxy.org/2008/06/the_machine_that_changed_the_world_the_paperback_computer/

4 http://waxy.org/2008/06/the_machine_that_changed_the_world_the_thinking_machine/ 

5 http://waxy.org/2008/06/the_machine_that_changed_the_world_the_world_at_your_fingertips/

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Computer Tips and Tricks - Keyboard Shortcuts at WomansDay.com

Computer Tips and Tricks - Keyboard Shortcuts at WomansDay.com | Mapmakers | Scoop.it
Computer tips and tricks and keyboard shortcuts at WomansDay.com...
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