[Humanist] 23.589 computing and thinking

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Sat Jan 23 10:36:58 CET 2010


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 23, No. 589.
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  [1]   From:    Wendell Piez <wapiez at mulberrytech.com>                    (21)
        Subject: Chess, the machine and the mind

  [2]   From:    Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>          (11)
        Subject: computational thinking


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        Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 11:43:19 -0500
        From: Wendell Piez <wapiez at mulberrytech.com>
        Subject: Chess, the machine and the mind

Dear Willard,

Here's an engaging and thoughtful essay that reflects on many of the 
issues of interest to HUMANIST:

The Chess Master and the Computer
By Garry Kasparov
Review of Chess Metaphors: Artificial Intelligence and the Human Mind
by Diego Rasskin-Gutman, translated from the Spanish by Deborah Klosky
MIT Press, 205 pp., $24.95

New York Review of Books (57 no. 2, Feb 11 2010)
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/23592

Cheers,
Wendell

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        Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 22:04:27 +0000
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: computational thinking

Many here will be interested in a new publication of the U.S. National 
Academies Press, Report of a Workshop on the Scope and Nature of 
Computational Thinking, ISBN: 0-309-14958-4. It is available freely by 
download from www.nap.edu/catalog/12840.html.

Yours,
WM
-- 
Willard McCarty, Professor of Humanities Computing,
King's College London, staff.cch.kcl.ac.uk/~wmccarty/;
Editor, Humanist, www.digitalhumanities.org/humanist;
Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, www.isr-journal.org.





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