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A Comment on Certain Points where Cybernetics Impinges on Religion

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        StatementThe MIT Press
        PublishersThe MIT Press
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        LC ClassificationsMarch 15, 1966
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        Paginationxvi, 78 p. :
        Number of Pages83
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        ISBN 100262730111
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It is our commonly held belief that God made man in his own image.

God & Golem, Inc.: A Comment on Certain Points where Cybernetics Impinges on Religion

But the author demonstrates that man has made machines which are very well able to make other machines in their own image, and these machine images are not merely pictorial representations but operative images. : A Comment on Certain Points Where Cybernetics Impinges on Religion both published by the MIT Press. Published by MIT Press in the final year of his life, it won him the posthumous National Book.

I had finished Gleick's The Information not too shortly beforehand and was familiarized with Wiener through that read. The subtitle sets forth, in brilliant compaction, the theme In reviewing this book I feel a little like Icarus. The God and Golem of the race may also be interpreted as a function in which one living being makes another in its own image. The first point he considers is that of the machine which learns.

in Jewish legend, golem is an embryo Adam, shapeless and not fully created, hence a monster, an automation. in Jewish legend, golem is an embryo Adam, shapeless and not fully created, hence a monster, an automation.

His expectation that the same would happen with a chess-playing machine took a bit longer than the ten years he expected, though. The new and rapidly growing field of communication sciences owes as much to Norbert Wiener as to any Inc.

man. Should I buy 16 books of each enchant and combine it.

God & Golem, Inc.: A Comment on Certain Points where Cybernetics Impinges on Religion by Norbert Wiener, Paperback

For a time, the machine was able to beat its inventor at checkers. It's hard to tellit's an important book to look back on what the past thought of the future. It was issued posthumously and seems like his testament. Wiener was one of the towering pioneers of what is now known as computer science.