Gernsback, Hugo
August 2002
Poptronics;Aug2002, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p3
Presents a reprint of an article on electronic brains published in the magazine 'Radio Electronics' in August 1952. Description of the capacity of electronic computers; Anticipation of the emergence of compact electronic desk computers; Predictions on the features and capabilities of the electronic computers of the future.


Related Articles

  • Management of Knowledge-Based Organizations. Buckner, Gary D.; Vivek Shah // American Business Review;Jun91, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p70 

    Computers are increasingly used to complete a broad range of diverse tasks. These machines have significantly impacted all aspects of life, including schools, homes, and most certainly businesses. However, to what extent can these knowledge-based organizations use computers as problem-solving...

  • Computers on an ego trip? Coppinger, Rob // Engineer (00137758);8/9/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7609, p13 

    Reports that British researchers are criticizing the claims of American researchers that they will build the world's first self-aware computer. Cognitive information processing technology initiative; Computers' ability to reason; Artificial intelligence.

  • New artificial intelligence research centre opens in Cambridge.  // Journal of Information Technology (Routledge, Ltd.);Dec86, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p64 

    Reports on the opening of the SRI Cambridge Computer Science Research Centre in Great Britain. Research on artificial intelligence that will be carried out by the center; Cooperative ventures to be started by the center; Natural language research to be carried out by the center.

  • COMPUTERS THAT LEARN BY DOING. Bylinsky, Gene; Moore, Alicia Hills; Furth, Jane // Fortune;9/6/1993, Vol. 128 Issue 5, p96 

    Features programs and chips that mimic the way the brain works. How neural networks recognize and understand patterns; Neural computation as the hottest emerging computer technology; Lexicus Corp.'s Longhand program; Applications in detecting credit card fraud, reading handwriting, trading...

  • Editorial.  // Logic Journal of the IGPL;Oct2006, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p631 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Hilary Putnam on computability theory, one by Jerzy Mycka and colleagues on connections between a non-standard model of computations and the classical theory of computability, and one by Eli Shamir on...

  • Artificial genius. Boden, Margaret A. // Discover;Oct96, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p104 

    Focuses on the ability of some computers to paint a picture, write a poem and compose a song. Drawings produced by Harold Cohen's computerized alter ego; Skepticism about the ability of computers to think like humans; Paul Hodgson's Improvisor program; Form of creativity exhibited by computers.

  • AI and Music: From Composition to Expressive Performance. Lopez de Mantaras, Ramon; Arcos, Josep Lluis // AI Magazine;Fall2002, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p43 

    Examines the major types of computer music systems based on artificial intelligence techniques. Description of the representative examples of each type; Analysis of the problem of endowing the resulting performances with the expressiveness that characterizes human-generated music; Presentation...

  • Give Your Computer a Hanky. Mullich, Joe // Business Journal (Central New York);01/29/99, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p27 

    Focuses on the artificial intelligence technology designed to provide emotions to computers. Overview of the artificial intelligence process; Efforts to create affective responses from computers.

  • All systems go. Mechner, David A. // Sciences;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p32 

    Focuses on the annual conference of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence, which was held in Providence, Rhode Island, and computer chess games. Reference to a native of New Mexico challenging a computer to one of the oldest games; Information on the game; Indepth look at...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics