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George Dyson is a science historian as well as a boat designer and builder. He is also the author of Baidarka, Project Orion, and Darwin Among the Machines.

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Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
Written by George Dyson

Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $16.95

In this revealing account of how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II, George Dyson illuminates the nature of digital computers, the lives of those who brought them into existence, and how code took over the world.

In the 1940s and ‘50s, a small group of men... Read more >

Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
Written by George Dyson

Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $12.99

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