A machine that implements an algorithm. A computer transforms data according to the specifications of an algorithm. A programmable computer allows the algorithm to be changed.

Articles on that refer to Computer

Top News of 2002 By Ray Kurzweil and Amara D. Angelica
The Age of Intelligent Machines: Footnotes By Ray Kurzweil
The Age Intelligent Machines, Chapter Six: Electronic Roots By Ray Kurzweil
Exponential Growth an Illusion?: Response to Ilkka Tuomi By Ray Kurzweil
Chapter 6: Locked in His Chinese Room By Ray Kurzweil
Why We Can Be Confident of Turing Test Capability Within a Quarter Century By Ray Kurzweil
The Computer as a Communication Device By J.C.R. Licklider and Robert Taylor
Whither Psychoanalysis in a Computer Culture? By Sherry Turkle
Chapter 2: I Married a Computer By John Searle
Chapter Six: Building New Brains. . . By Ray Kurzweil

News Articles that refer to Computer

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Coming soon: the sensitive, caring computer
Cyber-doomsayers offer chilling vision
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