A Mind from Math

Alan Turing foresaw machines’ potential to mimic brains

By Tom Siegfried, 12:00 PM June 15, 2012

Arguably, and it would be a tough argument to win if you took the other side, computers have had a greater impact on civilization than any other machine since the wheel. Sure, there was the steam engine, the automobile and the airplane, the printing press and the mechanical clock. Radios and televisions also made their share of societal waves. But look around. Computers do everything TVs and radios ever did. And computers tell time, control cars and planes, and have rendered printing presses ...

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