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January 17, 2009

The Computer as Collaborator

Ken Birman, a computer science professor at Cornell University, claims that the computer has gone from being a tool which serves science to becoming a framework for all other sciences. Another Cornell professor, Jon Kleinberg, thinks that computer algorithms will be to science in the 21st century what mathematics was in the 20th. Read their comments and some examples of new uses of computers in the sciences in Computerworld.

Posted by BlogAuthor1 at January 17, 2009 6:39 PM
category: Philosophy of Computing

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