Where did counting begin? Artifacts more than 5,000 years old have been found, with notches on bones. Were these notations etched to count seasons, kills, children? The transition from counting with markers to counting with mechanical devices occurred over thousands of years.
Ray Kurzweil in his book The Singularity is Near predicts that when computer processing is equivalent to the speed of the human brain, we will have computers as intelligent as humans. He says this singularity will be achieved by 2030.
This book explores the history of computing, advances in artificial intelligence, autonomous robots and breakthroughs in voice recognition. Together, these breakthroughs affect our day-to-ives and surround us with cloud-driven technology.Add to cart
Bitcoin is “mined” on blockchain technology. The purose of this book is to enlighten you about why Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are volatile and speculative while the technology upon which they are based, the blockchain, is a trusted and immutable distributed ledger.
This book takes you on a journey from stones as currency, through the evolution of computers, and into a world where blockchain technology is disrupting commerce.Add to cart