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The attempt to form analogies between computers and life systems continues. Even the word "computer" was originally applied to humans that performed mathematical calculations long hand, or with monstrous, clanking desktop machines.
 
The attempt to form analogies between computers and life systems continues. Even the word "computer" was originally applied to humans that performed mathematical calculations long hand, or with monstrous, clanking desktop machines.
  
Norbert Weiner was established as a professor of Mathematics at MIT when he began a collaboration with Aururo RosenBlueth originally with the Harvard Medical School. In 1948 Weiner published "Cybernetics or Control and Communications in the Animal and the Machine",<ref>Norbert Weiner ''Cybernetics Second Edition'' 1961 (still in print in 2018 from) The MIT Press ISBN 978-1614275022 </ref> which is as good a description as possible about their collaboration and about the plethora of terms from the life science that invaded computer science.
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Norbert Weiner was established as a professor of Mathematics at MIT when he began a collaboration with Aururo RosenBlueth originally with the Harvard Medical School. In 1948 Weiner published "Cybernetics or Control and Communications in the Animal and the Machine",<ref>Norbert Weiner ''Cybernetics Second Edition'' 1961 (still in print in paperback in 2018 from) The MIT Press ISBN 978-1614275022 </ref> which is as good a description as possible about their collaboration and about the plethora of terms from the life science that invaded computer science.
  
 
==Problems==
 
==Problems==

Revision as of 09:24, 17 June 2018

Full Title or Meme

A particularly life-like description of stability of living systems.

Context

The attempt to form analogies between computers and life systems continues. Even the word "computer" was originally applied to humans that performed mathematical calculations long hand, or with monstrous, clanking desktop machines.

Norbert Weiner was established as a professor of Mathematics at MIT when he began a collaboration with Aururo RosenBlueth originally with the Harvard Medical School. In 1948 Weiner published "Cybernetics or Control and Communications in the Animal and the Machine",[1] which is as good a description as possible about their collaboration and about the plethora of terms from the life science that invaded computer science.

Problems

It is harder than it might be expected to create any system that is self-regulating and self-sustaining.

Solutions

References

  1. Norbert Weiner Cybernetics Second Edition 1961 (still in print in paperback in 2018 from) The MIT Press ISBN 978-1614275022