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Fertile Public Library J G 006.3 BRO (Text) 33500013243035 New Available -
Fosston Public Library J G 006.3 BRO (Text) 33500013243043 New Available -

Record details

  • 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.
Author Notes

Don Brown is the author and illustrator of many picture books and has been awarded both the Sibert Medal and Orbis Pictus Award. He lives in Merrick, New York.

Subject: Computers > History > Juvenile literature.
Autonomous robots > Juvenile literature.
Artificial intelligence > Juvenile literature.
Artificial intelligence.
Autonomous robots.
Genre: History.
Juvenile works.
Educational comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.

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