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Hillis, W. Daniel

Overview
Works: 48 works in 147 publications in 11 languages and 2,810 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Interviews  Documentary films  Anecdotes  Prophecies  Case studies  Documentary television programs  Science television programs  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: QA76.5, 004
Publication Timeline
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Publications about W. Daniel Hillis
Publications by W. Daniel Hillis
Most widely held works about W. Daniel Hillis
 
Most widely held works by W. Daniel Hillis
The pattern on the stone : the simple ideas that make computers work by W. Daniel Hillis( Book )
37 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,390 libraries worldwide
"Daniel Hillis offers an easy-to-follow explanation of how data is processed that makes the operation of a computer seem as straightforward as those of a bicycle." "Hillis proceeds from an outline of basic logic to clear descriptions of programming languages, algorithms and memory. He then takes readers in simple steps up to the most exciting developments in computing today - quantum computing, parallel computing, neural networks, and self-organizing systems."--Jacket
The connection machine by W. Daniel Hillis( Book )
43 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 873 libraries worldwide
Computer Systems Organization -- Processor Architectures
The best mind since Einstein ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Examines the life and work of Richard Feynman, Nobel prize-winning physicist, best known for his work on the atom bomb, his theory of quantum thermodynamics, and his contribution to the investigation into the Challenger space shuttle disaster
Massively parallel supercomputing the Connection Machine by W. Daniel Hillis( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Lecture by Daniel Hillis of Thinking Machines Corp. Contrasts Von Newmann machines with data parallel machines. Tells why Amdahl's law does not seem to hurt parallel machines. Discusses the major design issues he faced in building the Connection Machine: balancing processing, communication and I/O. Followed by a Q & A session
La machine à connexions by W. Daniel Hillis( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 51 libraries worldwide
The future of computers by W. Daniel Hillis( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The 5th gate ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
History tells of cultures that grew and flourished, only to disappear. The question is whether we will experience the same fate. Will the earth end up as a barren planet, razed to the ground by nuclear weapons, earthquakes, or floods? Has it happened before? Will it happen again the way prophets have predicted time and again? Following some of the traces left behind by our ancestors-and consulting today's religious leaders, scientists and philosophers - this extraordinary documentary reveals a startling picture of mankind's very early existence and a glimpse Into the future
Man and machine ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Correspondent Robert Krulwich talks with Michael Schrage, of MIT Media Lab, inventors Danny Hillis and Ray Kurzweil and others about the present and future state of human/machine hybrids
A New era in computation ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Wie hat das Internet Ihr Denken verändert? : die führenden Köpfe unserer Zeit über das digitale Dasein ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A new era in computation ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Architecture of the CM-5 by W. Daniel Hillis( visu )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Discusses the design and architecture of the model CM-5 connection machine
The connection machine by W. Daniel Hillis( Article )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Wzory na krzemowej płytce by W. Daniel Hillis( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in Polish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Brave new world The melding of man & machine ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in No Linguistic Content and held by 1 library worldwide
The hosts discuss the questions of machines in our bodies. Bill Jones teams with digital artists to create 'Ghostcatching', a drum playing robot from MIT, a squad of rocket bearing penguins from Tim Burton and computer pioneer and inventor Ray Kurzweil
Massive, parallel supercomputers by W. Daniel Hillis( Article )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES DANIEL HILLIS: Massively parallel supercomputing the Connection Machine by W. Daniel Hillis( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Lecture by Daniel Hillis of Thinking Machines Corp. Contrasts Von Newmann machines with data parallel machines. Tells why Amdahl's law does not seem to hurt parallel machines. Discusses the major design issues he faced in building the Connection Machine: balancing processing, communication and I/O. Followed by a Q & A session
Dai gui mo bing xing ji suan ji ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in Chinese and held by 1 library worldwide
Why parallel processing is inevitable by W. Daniel Hillis( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Connection Machine Model CM-1 architecture by Brewster Kahle( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Danny Hillis
Danny Hillis Amerikaans uitvinder
Hillis Daniel
Hillis, Daniel 1956-
Hillis, Danny.
Hillis, Danny 1956-
Hillis, W. Daniel
Hillis, William Daniel 1956-
W. Daniel Hillis inventore, scienziato e ingegnere statunitense
W. Daniel Hillis US-amerikanischer Computeringenieur
William Daniel Hillis
William Daniel Hillis inventor, ingeniero, empresario y escritor estadounidense.
Уильям Дэниэл Хиллис
دانیل هیلیس مخترع، دانشمند، و مهندس آمریکایی
대니 힐리스
ヒリス, ダニエル
Languages
English (93)
Japanese (6)
German (4)
Chinese (3)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Romanian (2)
Finnish (2)
Czech (2)
Polish (1)
Hebrew (1)
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