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SUMMARY The Tinkertoy Computer and Other Machinations

Can a contraption made of Tinkertoys win at tic tac toe Can a computer create music Design golf courses on the screen Simulate the human brain Can mathematics really.


The Tinkertoy Computer and Other Machinations

Explain anything and everything For further elaboration on these and other provocative uestions read this latest collection of AK Dewdney's columns drawn from the pag.

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Es of Scientific American and Algorithm For novice hackers and longtime afficionados alike it is a stimulating fun filled journey to the frontiers of computer science.

3 thoughts on “The Tinkertoy Computer and Other Machinations

  1. says:

    In 1984 after Douglas Hofstadter left the position Scientific American recruited Professor Alexander K Dewdney a professor of computer science at the University of Western Ontario to run their column of Computer then Mathematical Recreations He continued in this position until 1991This book is a collection of mostly columns from SciAm with a couple from Algorithm thrown in for good measureA lot of the pleasure of reading these columns at t

  2. says:

    I'd heard about the Tinkertoy Computer some years ago How in the heck did they make a tic tac toe playing machine out of tinkertoysNutshell answer they put wheels on shafts at various locations forming a version of ROM When various choices are made various positions are checked and when a position has a wheel in it it triggers THAT as the next choice the machine should makeIt worked Well Although when they disassembled i

  3. says:

    A collection of columns on computer science from the Scientific American; I must say that Martin Gardner and Douglas Hofstadter wrote on interesting topics