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The X PRIZE Foundation - Eileen Bartholomew - In: TEDxBrussels 2011

The X PRIZE Foundation - Eileen Bartholomew - In: TEDxBrussels 2011 | Mapmakers | Scoop.it

About thinking Exponential ... Eileen is committed to helping companies develop technological breakthroughs to improve global health and ameliorate suffering. She is also committed to the needs and opportunities of women in business and actively pursues this passion in multiple non-profit institutions, including the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association.

 

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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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