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Computation, Alan Turing, and the cognitive era
Computing is a synonym for computer science. Study, value or broad technological and digital equipment. As well as the computer processes and the operation of equipment that work with the computer such as the printer, scanner, etc. Computing is also defined as a science that studies systems.
Alan Turing was a British mathematician. He was born in London in 1912. He studied at the Cambridge and Princeton universities. He was working in British Government’s Code and Cypher School before World War II started. In 1939, Turing began working at Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire, where codes were sought to decipher the plans of the Germans and their allies, especially those of the enigma machine. Alan is recognized for deciphering the enigma codes, which shortened World War II of two to four years. He is considered one of the pioneers of computer science since he created one of the first electronic computers.
Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1995 and died on October 5, 2011. It was one of the greatest geniuses that with its technology developments changed the world. He was one of the most important business examples since he turned his passion for technology into billionaire businesses among which is Apple. Steve founded the Apple company in 1976 along with his friend Steve Wozniak and other colleagues. Due.
William Henry Gates III, better known as Bill Gates, is an American and co-founder of the Microsoft software, which produces Windows, the most used computers operating system in the world. He studied at De Lakeside, in Seattle. In his school he had a computer, so he began to be interested in computer science. He learned fast and in approximately one week he overcame his teacher’s knowledge. Also in Lakeside, he met Paul Allen and together later they founded the company Microsoft.
At present, computing is part of the lives of millions of people. Computer has revolutionized the life of the world thanks to the skills that this science provides. Computer has had such a magnitude impact that there are people who cannot live their lives without the benefits that this technology provides, such as computers, cell phones, among others. One of the biggest computing impacts in the world have been computers.
Computers provide services in countless aspects of our lives such as research in medicine, when detecting an earthquake, chemistry and astronomy to mention some of them. The use of the computer has not always been in our lives. It was until the year of 1970 when this invention began to be given a significant advance.
Computing is occupying most of the areas worldwide from video game consoles until business control also. Among other things, the computing we currently have is very important since it facilitates the tasks that are performed day by day. Although computing is not the solution of certain problems yet, the point is that computing evolves like us.
Since in 1955 the American scientist John McCarthy coined the term "artificial intelligence", people imagines a future of conscious computers and robots capable of thinking and acting as human beings. Computing advances are improving our ability to interpret large volumes of data, which can improve important decisions about the country and revolutionize industries. The term "cognitive computing" refers to "systems that instead of being explicitly scheduled, have been designed to learn from their own experiences".
The cognitive era marks the stage of the application of science towards nature and promotes the prosperity of humanity.