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The Resource Reckoning with matter : calculating machines, innovation, and thinking about thinking from Pascal to Babbage, Matthew L. Jones

Reckoning with matter : calculating machines, innovation, and thinking about thinking from Pascal to Babbage, Matthew L. Jones

Label
Reckoning with matter : calculating machines, innovation, and thinking about thinking from Pascal to Babbage
Title
Reckoning with matter
Title remainder
calculating machines, innovation, and thinking about thinking from Pascal to Babbage
Statement of responsibility
Matthew L. Jones
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Matthew L.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Calculators
  • Computers
  • Technology
  • Calculators
  • Computers
  • Technology
Label
Reckoning with matter : calculating machines, innovation, and thinking about thinking from Pascal to Babbage, Matthew L. Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-320) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Carrying tens : Pascal, Morland, and the challenge of machine calculation -- First carry ; Babbage and Clement mechanize table making -- Artisans and their philosophers : Leibniz and Hooke coordinate minds, metal, and wood -- Second carry : Babbage gets funded -- Improvement for profit : calculating machines and the prehistory of intellectual property -- Third carry : Babbage claims his property -- Reinventing the wheel : emulation in the European enlightenment -- Fourth carry : Babbage confronts prior art -- Teething problems : Charles Stanhope and the coordination of technical knowledge from Geneva to Kent -- Fifth carry : Babbage's collaborators emulate -- Calculating machines, creativity, and humility from Leibniz to Turning -- Final carry : epilogue
Control code
944086965
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
331 pages
Isbn
9780226411460
Lccn
2016015339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)944086965
Label
Reckoning with matter : calculating machines, innovation, and thinking about thinking from Pascal to Babbage, Matthew L. Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-320) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Carrying tens : Pascal, Morland, and the challenge of machine calculation -- First carry ; Babbage and Clement mechanize table making -- Artisans and their philosophers : Leibniz and Hooke coordinate minds, metal, and wood -- Second carry : Babbage gets funded -- Improvement for profit : calculating machines and the prehistory of intellectual property -- Third carry : Babbage claims his property -- Reinventing the wheel : emulation in the European enlightenment -- Fourth carry : Babbage confronts prior art -- Teething problems : Charles Stanhope and the coordination of technical knowledge from Geneva to Kent -- Fifth carry : Babbage's collaborators emulate -- Calculating machines, creativity, and humility from Leibniz to Turning -- Final carry : epilogue
Control code
944086965
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
331 pages
Isbn
9780226411460
Lccn
2016015339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)944086965

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