Mechanical Turk: The True Story of the Chess-Playing Machine That Fooled the World

Mechanical Turk: The True Story of the Chess-Playing Machine That Fooled the World

by Tom Standage
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780713995251
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Meet the Author


Tom Standage is business editor at the Economist magazine and the author of A History of the World in 6 Glasses, The Turk, The Neptune File, and The Victorian Internet. He has also covered science and technology for a number of newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, and Wired. He holds a degree in engineering and computer science from Oxford University and lives in Greenwich, England, with his wife and daughter. Sean Runnette, a multiple AudioFile Earphones Award winner, has produced several Audie Award–winning audiobooks.

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