2017/08/29

 

From Bones to Turing and Cybernetics

The Lebombo Bone and Other Ancient Mathematical Objects


  The Ishango Bone

Turing Machine Simulator
Turing Machine Simulator 2

A Turing Machine Overview

BTW, my thoughts on the recent Turing Biopic and a related news article.


"Necessity is the mother of invention, right? Well, not always. Steven Johnson shows us how some of the most transformative ideas and technologies, like the computer, didn't emerge out of necessity at all but instead from the strange delight of play. Share this captivating, illustrated exploration of the history of invention. Turns out, you'll find the future wherever people are having the most fun." Full Video: Steven Johnson: The playful wonderland behind great inventions | TED Talk. Thanks Al Abi-Haidar!


1952 – “Theseus” Maze-Solving Mouse @ cyberneticzoo.com

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