Giant Brains: or Machines that Think
New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1949.
First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original grey cloth stamped in dark blue. Near Fine, pages lightly toned and light offsetting from jacket flaps to endsheets. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light edge wear and light soiling. An uncommon first edition by the computer science pioneer, journalist, and mathematician who observed the UNIVAC, Simon (the first personal computer designed by Berkeley himself), and the Harvard Mark I among other early computers in action. This book brought the concept of the computer to the lay public for the first time. Item #140942390
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